RISE Virtual Book Club

Connect (virtually) with friends and neighbors during the pandemic through our new Book Club

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Our Mission: To expand members' personal literary experience by reading and discussing works that serve as inspiration for all generations of New York City residents to care for their environment and community. The book club provides a safe and welcoming social environment to develop a lifelong interest and appreciation for reading and learning.

Themes: To coincide with RISE's mission, our book clubs reading choices will cover topics such as 

  • Environmental Conservation
  • Social Equity 
  • Rockaway Culture
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Planning

We will be hosting our fifth official "Virtual" Book Club meeting on June 18th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. The sixth book for the club is Becoming by: Michelle Obama.  This will be our groups last meeting before we take a break for the summer before we return in the fall. 

If you're interested in attending or have any questions about the club, please email me at llachner@riserockaway.org