January – June 2020

January 1, 2020

Sonia will be an Honoree at the 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA.
For more information, check out our new post at this link – https://soniamanzano.com/pasadena-tournament-of-roses-announces-2020-honored-guests.

January 14, 2020

MLK Commemorative Address
Elon University – Cultural Programs/Liberal Arts Forum
McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts, Elon University
417 North Williamson Avenue, Elon, NC
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address –‐ Multi Racial Latinos & the Civil Rights Movement. In addition to these prepared remarks, Ms. Manzano should also reflect on Dr. King’s experiences and legacy.

Feb 14, 2020

NYC Public Library, from 7-10pm
Library After Hours / Poetry Readings – https://www.nypl.org/events/library-after-hours
The Library After Hours is an open-house-style party with various themed attractions in different rooms throughout the building. In addition to the poetry reading, the night will also feature book trivia, crafting,16 mm film screenings, and a curated display from our collections.

March 5, 2020

Michigan Head Start Association, Inc.
The Kensington Hotel

March 6, 2020

United Way for Southeastern Michigan
Women of Influence Summit
MGM Grand Detroit
https://unitedwaysem.org/giving-society/women-united/  and  Unitedwaysem.org

March 19, 2020

Philadelphia PA
WHYY – Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons
132-154 N 7th St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
APM Speaker Series 2020 – Education Event

March 26, 2020

Glen Oaks Community College
Sturgis, MI 49091

March 27, 2020

Talk with Sturgis Elementary School

April 1, 2020

The Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, the de Grummond Lecture
The Thad Cochran Center, University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

April 16, 2020

Simmons University Leadership Conference
Seaport Boston Hotel and World Trade Center
From the South Bronx to Sesame Street (A Puerto Rico Story)

May 2, 2020

Maryland State Child Care Association
MSCCA Conference by the Sea
Clarion Conference Center and Hotel
10100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD  21842

May 21, 2020

Children’s Home & Aid Society of Illinois
Champions for Children Luncheon
Hilton Chicago

June 25, 2020

ALA Virtual – Community Through Connection
An online event with educational programming, special author events, and social networking.
Featured Speaker – 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
For more information and to register, visit https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/speaker/sonia-manzano

Event Highlights:

  • educational sessions available in an on-demand format
  • notable featured speakers
  • COVID-19 information for libraries
  • live chats with authors
  • live-streamed presentations
  • a virtual Exhibit Hall
  • networking opportunities with peers via social activities

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July 1, 2020