Saturday, April 28th – 3 PM
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
40 W. North Ave. PGH, PA 15212
FREE but you must RSVP here
As part of TAKING ROOT: The Celebration of Wangari Maathai, Storyteller Mama Tale Spin, will read Wangari Maathai’s children book “Wangari’s Trees of Peace”, on Saturday April 28th at 3 PM. There will be a book raffle and giveaways at this event.
Regina-Yasmeen Brown (aka Moma Tale-Spin), is a native of Pittsburgh, who hails from the city’s historic Hill District. She is a local storyteller, an avid organic gardener, a killer cook and baker, a grass-roots community activist and a member of the organizing committee of Sembène – The Film & Arts Festival.
Her interests in the lives and well being of her community spans more than 30 years and she has donated countless hours to various community organizations. She is particularly interested in working with children and senior citizens.
Ms. Brown holds a degree in Dietetics. In addition to working with Sembène, she has worked as a Nutrition Educator with Penn State Extension Allegheny County and as coordinator with the Ujamaa Agricultural Incubator at the Dewayne Cooper Gardens.