|Progressionista Book Club|
Where girls read for fun
Our second meeting for Detroit East was all about politics and power! We sure know how to campaign!!!! Wow! Our girls learned all about politics and campaigning! The best part is they came up with their own platforms, designed their own posters, and gave their own campaign speeches!
This month's read is President of the Whole Sixth Grade by Sherri Winston.
Our February 2019 Progressionista for Detroit East is Taylor Harrell! She is a political consultant with a deep appreciation for policies that enhance the quality of life for black women and girls. She also serves as the Secretary of the Detroit Young Democrats and a member of the Michigan Democratic Party. Currently, Taylor serves as the Director of Policy & Research at a non-profit organization, CitizenDetroit.
Our sixth meeting this school year was full of singing drama! After meeting an amazing young opera singer, we got together and wrote our own operas equipped with costumes and our own voices! We had so much fun, can’t you tell?! This month's read is the Sweetest Sound by Sherri Winston.
Our February 2019 Progressionista for Detroit West is Corinthia Sims! An amazing young woman who has accomplished so much in the opera world! After snagging a scholarship for singing to college, she became trained to sing opera and won countless competitions around the country! She is a gifted singer but also a music teacher, teaching young minds about their inner and outer voice!
Progressionista Book Club
A book club program for girls ages 8-12 that features a woman professional each meeting who mirrors a character out of the next read.
a woman who progresses in life through a love of reading