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Black Books Matter: The Importance of Black Voices in Literature

REGISTRATION FOR THIS FREE VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSION

Join Safe Haven Ministries as we celebrate the end of National Reading Month with a panel discussion featuring three amazing community leaders.

The panel will address the importance of Black authors, the necessity of racially diverse stories, and how the promotion of Black voices and storytelling can be a strategy to violence prevention.

Date: March 30th

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Moderator: Jarred Daniels (he/him), Violence Prevention Specialist at Safe Haven Ministries

Meet the Panelists!

Kendra McNeil (she/her), Founder and Owner of We Are LIT and Chief Operating Officer of Black Book Exchange Box
Jessica Bratt (she/her), Director of Community Engagement and Outreach at the Grand Rapids Public Library
Marcel Gamble (he/him), Grand Rapids Author