African Library Project assembly held at California Elementary School

Several students try their hand at an African style dance to the beat of a drum.

Several students try their hand at an African style dance to the beat of a drum. Photo by David Wilson.

An assembly of California elementary and middle school students was held for Chris Bradshaw, founder of the African Library Project. She paid a visit to the California schools Thursday, March 31, to meet the students and the teachers who played a significant role in starting nine libraries in the last four years.

Teachers Jill Meisenheimer, Heidi Loring and Nikki Kelley were in the forefront of collecting books for the library project.

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African Library Project founder Chris Bradshaw paid a visit to the California schools Thursday to meet the students and the teachers who got the local project going. From left are Jill Meisenheimer, Heidi Loring, Bradshaw and Nikki Kelley.

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California elementary and middle school students assembled Thursday, March 31, to hear more about the African Library Project.

For more of this story check out the April 6 issue of the California Democrat.

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