On Wednesday, January 9 at 7:00 PM at the Scotch Plains Public Library, Jessica Lawson–the Associate Director and co-founder of the Mariposa DR Foundation–will speak about the Girl Effect and the importance of educating and empowering girls in the Dominican Republic. You can learn more at http://www.youtube.com/drmariposas.
The Mariposa DR Foundation was started in 2009 by a group of children, adolescents, and caring adults who were inspired by past works and the urgent need for community-based solutions to end poverty.
These program is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to register through the library’s website: http://www.scotlib.org or by phone: 908-322-5007, x.204 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.