Berks partners with Lauer’s Park Elementary to support migratory children

READING, Pa. — Penn State Berks is holding an activity book drive to benefit the Migrant Education Program (MEP) at Lauer's Park Elementary School. The college will collect two specific activity books: "Big First Grade Workbook" and "Second Grade Big Workbook," both by School Zone Staff. The books will be distributed to the MEP at Lauer’s Park beginning Oct. 15.

Both books are available for purchase in the Penn State Berks Bookstore and will be collected from Sept. 4 through Oct. 12. Designated collection boxes will be located in the lobbies of the Franco Building, Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building, and Perkins Student Center.

This collection drive is sponsored by the Penn State Berks Common Reading Program and the Center for Academic Community Engagement at Penn State Berks. For more information, contact Tara Beecham, lecturer in writing and coordinator of the Common Reading Program, at [email protected] or 610-396-6409.