NEA-LC joins The City of Las Cruces and The Children’s Reading Alliance to host Read Across America 2020: Diverse Books Connect Readers with the World: to be held on Saturday March 14 from 12:00- 2:00 p.m.

Students, along with their families, from across the district can participate in literacy- based activities, listen to stories, enjoy free food, and receive a free book and a small cash prize for participating! We sincerely thank our sponsor for donating books: The Children’s Reading Alliance!

A large event like this could not happen without the tireless efforts of our volunteers: Joining us will be: CSEC-Las Cruces, National Education Association of New Mexico, Las Cruces Public Schools, LCPS School Board Members, City of Las Cruces and Las Cruces Parks and Recreation, Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center staff, Enlace Southern New Mexico-Mayfield, Omega Chapter DKG NM, GFWC Progress Club of Las Cruces, Educators Rising at NMSU, NEA-NMSU, NMSU Presidential Ambassadors, Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff Kim Stewart, Troop 934 (Female Unit) and our many retired Educators who make this event amazing! Of course, we thank the tireless efforts of our NEA-LC President, Denise Sheehan, the entire NEA-LC Board and Co-chairs: Sherri Nolan and Cheryl Carreon.

If you would like to participate, please email Cheryl Carreon

— Samantha Lewis, LCPS Public Relations Coordinator, 575-527-5946,