Common Read Events 2016

Bryan Stevenson Wallenberg Address
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: KIVA, Harding Mott University Center

Bryan Stevenson, civil rights lawyer and social justice advocate, will receive the 25th Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan and deliver the Wallenberg Lecture on March 7, 2017. The event will be livestreamed from Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor to the KIVA (University Center) at UM-Flint. More information about Stevenson and the Wallenberg Medal is available at

Community Read 2016

One Book, One Community

This read is intended to engage the community in dialogue and seeks to strengthen the Flint community by promoting inclusion and understanding about differing points of view, to promote literacy and foster community through shared experience.

Questions? Call (810) 237-6508

January 12
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Flint Public Library, (Room 205)
Pages 61-80

February 11
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Flint Central Church of the Nazarene
Pages 81-100

March 9
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Neff Center, Beecher Middle School
Pages 101-120

April 8
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Flint Local 432

Pages 121-140

May 11
4:00 – 8:00 pm
Memorial Park
Pages 141-152