March 9th, 2019
Events to be held at East Medical Center and Pontiac Medical Center
DETROIT – March 8, 2019 – The Wellness Plan Medical Centers in conjunction with the Zuri Reads Initiative is proud to bring back Family Literacy Nights in March at two locations – East Medical Center and Pontiac Medical Center.
Now in its third year, Family Literacy Nights is designed to help adults who face literacy challenges and to encourage children to read. Co-founded in 2017 by Zuri Hudson Stanbrough, Raven Jones Stanbrough, and Darryl Stanbrough, Jr., The Zuri Reads Initiative provides organized literacy-related events and resources for children, students, and families across metro Detroit.
The two TWP events will provide guidance and support for adults with literacy needs and activities for children. Activities at the two locations will include: Authors of children’s books as celebrity guest readers, free books for children who attend, canvas painting, science experiments, learning centers, homework support and GED support.
Here are the event details:
- Thursday, March 14: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
East Medical Center
4909 East Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48234
- Guest speaker: Danielle Carin Dunn, author of the Ivylocs book series
- Tuesday, March 26: 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Pontiac Medical Center
46156 Woodward Ave., Suite A
Pontiac, MI 48342
- Guest speaker: Jahquan Hawkins, author of Donovan’s College Adventure