Denver Arts & Venues, Denver After School Alliance Present Book Fair, 7/14
Youth will have an opportunity to purchase a copy of this year's Youth One Book, One Denver selection, "Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus," meet with author Dusti Bowling, have their books signed, pick up a free copy of the Youth One Book, One Denver Adventure Guide, participate in free activities, stock up on summer reading and donate books to students who may not be able to afford their own.
Portions of each purchase throughout the day will directly benefit afterschool and summer programming through Youth One Book, One Denver and Denver Afterschool Alliance whose programs aim to combat summer learning loss and increase access to high quality educational programs. To support the fundraiser, patrons can pick up a voucher at the door and present it upon checkout. Book buyers may also support the YOBOD fundraiser online by making purchases on July 14 and using Book Fair ID 12383295 upon payment.
More information about Youth One Book, One Denver including downloadable Adventure Guides, past selections, related programming, educational resources and more can be found at ArtsandVenues.com/YOBOD.
Denver Arts & Venues' mission is to advance Denver's quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, artwork and entertainment opportunities. Arts & Venues is the City and County of Denver agency responsible for operating some of the region's most renowned facilities, including Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building. Arts & Venues also oversees the Denver Public Art Program, Create Denver, SCFD Tier III granting process, Arts Education Fund and other entertainment and cultural events such as the Five Points Jazz Festival, Urban Arts Fund, P.S. You Are Here and implementation of IMAGINE 2020: Denver's Cultural Plan. Denver Arts & Venues is committed to diversity, equity and inclusiveness in all our programs, initiatives and decision-making processes.
Founded in 2012, the Denver Afterschool Alliance (DAA) is a diverse collaborative of stakeholders including the Denver Office of Children's Affairs, Denver Public Schools and many of Denver's community-based and funding organizations. DAA helps more than 15,000 youth succeed each year by increasing access to high quality afterschool and summer programs that bolster learning, creative processes and personal development.