| October 26, 2010 |
At the door: free copies of HONEYBEE by the esteemed Naomi Shihab Nye! One for everyone!
Beautiful pre-show serenade by Erik Carlson (violin) and Richard Mannoia (clarinet).
Appreciative crowd applauding Center for Reading and Writing Volunteer Tutors.
Naomi Shihab Nye! Reading her work and speaking on literacy after receiving
the Storylines Award for her visionary book HONEYBEE.
Listening to Naomi’s powerful, moving words.
Naomi’s selections for Honorable Mention from the Bronx: Hajara Muzau and Neela Arnold.
Naomi awards Charlaynne Jarvis and Fatima Elmansouri of St. Agnes.
Monica Smith of Wakefield. Honorable Mention selected by Naomi Shihab Nye.
Naomi working her magic and reading her comments on each selection.
From Seward Park. Honorable Mentions: Diaw Ndiaye and Frankie Mercado.
Naomi and Neela Vaswani of the NCV Foundation congratulate Noelia Marcano of St. George.
Honorable Mention Judy Joseph of St. George.
From Harlem: Honorable Mention Djeneba Samake.
Naomi praises Honorable Mention Aisha Jobe’s work.
Congratulations to Gean Chambers and Lisa Ng of Tompkins Square.
From Aguilar. Honorable Mentions: Elliot Adorno and the Kindness Group
(Joe Roman, Juan Villarin, Lucienne Cyriaque, George Garrett, Nathan Goldring
Lyndall Johnson, Mody Diop, and Nakisha Rodriguez).
Naomi says to the audience: “You’re all so Honorable!”
Storylines Prize Winner, Euphemia Perez.
Storylines Prize Winner, Pedro Munoz.
Storylines Prize Winner, Mr. Ji-Xing Liu, takes the stage!
Dynamic performer, Sydia Cedeno, brings the Storylines Prize Winners’ pieces to life.
Neela Vaswani, founder of the Storylines Project, and Naomi Shihab Nye enjoy the show.
Storylines Prize winner Adjowa Maglo with Naomi.
Storylines Prize Winner, Milagros Gonzalez with Naomi.
Sydia Cedeno leans into her characters…
…and the audience is rapt.
After the show! CRW Family.
Ken English, Director of NYPL Literacy, with the NCV Foundation
lawyer, Ann Clary Gordon and president Ashok Vaswani.
“Champions of Literacy Award” conferred upon Neela Vaswani
and Holter Graham of the NCV Foundation by the
Centers for Reading and Writing at the New York Public Library.
Decklan, Literacy Education Specialist.
Proud of Prize Winner Euphemia Perez.
Ruth Meehan, Seward Park tutor. Happy for her student Mr. Liu!
St. Agnes style.
Hands of peace from Seward Park.
Naomi at the signing table, spreading more joy!
On the signing line.
Artist Vasyl Barabash of Seward Park.
Naomi signs HONEYBEE.
Mr. and Mrs. Liu.
Fierce and fabulous. Charlaynne Jarvis.
Harlem CRW represents.
Holter Graham, NCV Director of Communications and PR with
NCV Lawyer and Business Management team, Ann and Jim Gordon.
Superstars! Site advisors, literacy assistants, and tutors from
the Bronx, Wakefield, St. Agnes, and Harlem UNITE!
Dialogue at the beautiful Bronx Library Center.
All smiles from Diaw Ndiaye.
Neela Vaswani and Ashok Vaswani, Vice President
and President of the NCV Foundation.
Terry Sheehan, Site Advisor of Seward Park and Tompkins Square with Naomi.
Thank you, Naomi!
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