“…Because we adults must continue to learn to pass the information on…”
—Nicole Anderson Cobb, PhD, Convener, Freedom Readers Book Club of Champaign Urbana
*** “Freadom” image provided from African American Policy Forum Summer School 2023***
Greetings from Nicole Anderson Cobb, PhD, Convener, Freedom Readers Book Club of Champaign-Urbana!
I have launched this book club FOR ADULTS, PARENTS AND YOUTH CAREGIVERS to gather to read once a month in community.
We will read one (1) book this year:
The 1619 Project—a 624 page book—
is filled with a lot of information to consider and discuss.
Therefore, my goal is to carefully consider each chapter’s contents each month.
Book Club Focus:
The 1619 Project:
A New Origin Story (2021)
by Nikole Hannah Jones
2nd Sunday of Each Month,
First meeting October 8, 2023
Friends Conference Room (215),
Champaign Public Library
200 West Greet Street
Champaign, IL 61820
October 8, 2:00-4:00 pm
$5.00 minimum donation suggested
to help defray the cost of room rental
+ crafting supplies for children who attend meetings
*** Feel free to send your $5.00 donation to my CashApp
($NicoleDAndersonCobb) to register for the October 8, 2023 meeting. ***
PLEASE RSVP (firstname.lastname@example.org)
so that we can be sure we have a large enough room to accommodate readers.
Looking forward to seeing you on October 8, 2023!
—Nicole Anderson Cobb, PhD, Convener
Freedom Readers Book Club of Champaign Urbana