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Recycle and Raise Awareness with Stories and Hip Hop Songs

  • Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library 7420 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20012 United States (map)

Event Details

Illustrator Elizabeth Zunon will read her picture book, One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of The Gambia and demonstrate how to recycle plastic bags into jewelry, dreamcatchers, and basketball nets.

Hip Hop Poet Bomani Armah will lead a Hip Hop songwriting session using his BARS curriculum which includes a multimedia presentation and graphic organizers. Participants will learn how to write Hip Hip songs about recycling and how to help students apply Hip Hop song-writing strategies to other topics.