Mission

The Lawyers for Literacy Committee of the PBCBA is dedicated to promoting literacy and a love of reading in our Palm Beach County communities.

For more information, contact the current chair or email pbclawyersforliteracy@gmail.com.


Chair(s):

Brad Avakian | Brad@avakian.law
Jessica Latour | Latour@bobolaw.com

2021-2022 Committee Members:

Bryan Anderson, Brad Avakian, Rebecca Brock, Jennifer Carroll, Agnieszka Chiapperini, Laura Cole, Kalinthia Dillard, Travis Foels, Christine Gardner, David Greene, Pamela Guerrier, Georgina Jimenez-Orosa, Christopher Kellam, Andrew Kwan, Jessica Latour, Dominic Liberi, Dayna Maeder, Kristen McMullen, Melynda Melear, Judith Migdal-Mack 

Committees are a great way to get involved with your local bar association, network with your colleagues and become a leader in your legal community.


CALENDAR OF LITERACY UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Adult Learner Essay Reviews  early March dates to be announced (please contact Brad Avakian if interested)
  • BAM! Book and Music FestivalApril 10, 2021
ONGOING LITERACY PROJECTS/PROGRAMS/OPPORTUNITIES

PBCBA is offering a new book club with one book per quarter that will be promoted to read, followed by a discussion about the book. The first book is The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois. A 2021 debut novel by American poet Honoree Fanonne Jeffers. The book explores the history of an African-American family in the American South, from the time before the American civil war and slavery, through the Civil Rights Movement, to the present.

The discussion for this book will be held live via Zoom on December 1st, 2021 from 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

To register for this discussion, please click here.


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