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For Immediate Release:
July 22, 2021
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Rona Bellamy
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Summer Reading Kick-off promotes literacy for youth

Commissioner Jean Monestime kick-off literacy for youth

MIAMI-DADE – On July 22, Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime and City of North Miami Beach Commissioner Daniela Jean teamed up to present the Summer Reading Kick-off, a book giveaway and author meet-and-greet event.

The reading kickoff, which was open to children ages 5 to 13, aimed to promote literacy during the summer months.

During the event, author and Miami native Jefferson Noel read his new children’s book, “Yes, I Believe!” for the audience. More than 200 free books were distributed to children.