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Author Echo Brown Comes to Cleveland for Girl Power and Humanities Festival

Girl Power! is a local initiative created by Cleveland Public Library, empowering young ladies to step up as community leaders and readers. Friday, April 24, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

This year, youth will engage in two of nine breakout sessions on soft life skills, enjoy lunch featuring special activities and conclude the day with keynote speaker Echo Brown, a Cleveland native. Each participant will receive a copy of her debut title, Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard.

Breakout session topics include, but are not limited to, Self-Esteem, Financial Literacy, Social-Awareness, Leadership, eSports, Healthy Living, and more.

We hope your school will join Cleveland Public Library for Girl Power, 2020! Previous Girl Power! events were a great success, and we look forward to creating an equally successful event. 

About Echo Brown

Echo Brown is a visionary storyteller from Cleveland, Ohio who creates and performs inspiring one woman shows. She is also an author who writes mold-breaking autobiographical young adult fiction novels that are infused with magical realism. Her first book, Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard, was published by Macmillan Publishing House on January 14, 2020. Echo is currently working on her second book which will be published by Macmillan in 2021.

Register Your Class for Girl Power!

Please register your class at your earliest convenience, space is limited. Each student must have a permission form to record/photograph. You may scan the forms or bring them on the day of the event.

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