|Photo of Edwidge Danticat/Copyright Nancy Crampton|
An Evening with Author Edwidge Danticat to Benefit Li, Li, Li! Read
Intimate Reception with Author Edwidge Danticat on Saturday, October 22, 2001 in Boerum Hill, downtown Brooklyn. Intimate Reception with Edwidge Danticat from 6:30-7:30pm followed by General Event from 7:30-10:30pm at Belarusian Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, New York 11217.
Activities include a Reading & Q&A with Edwidge Danticat, Video of Li, Li, Li! reading storybooks in Haiti's tent camps, entertainment, Haitian art & culture, refreshments & light food, autographed books for sale, silent auction including painting donated by Jonathan Demme.
Li, Li, Li! Read is a not-for-profit literacy program reading storybooks out loud in Creole to more than 3,000 children per month in earthquake-victim tent camps in Haiti. The program promotes literacy, eases stress, and creates jobs for Haitians.
Advisory Board member Edwidge Danticat is actively engaged in the Li, Li, Li! program and regularly participates in its storybook reading sessions in Haiti.
For Pricing and Tickets: http://www.lililiread.org/