Who: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning actress Eva Longoria Bastón.
What: A family-friendly event in which Justice Sotomayor, joined by Eva Longoria Bastón, will discuss her life story, from her birthplace in the South Bronx through her journey to become the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Where: Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University, 730 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052
When: Friday, March 1, 2019,
Conversation: 6:30 PM
Why: Last September, Justice Sotomayor released two autobiographical books: one is a picture book, the other is a middle grade adaptation of Justice Sotomayor’s #1 national bestselling memoir, My Beloved World, abridged for middle school-level readers. In both TURNING PAGES: My Life Story, Sotomayor’s picture book autobiography illustrated by Lulu Delacre, and THE BELOVED WORLD OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR, Justice Sotomayor encourages young readers to follow their dreams and shares how her life was shaped and propelled forward by her family, her determination, and the books she read.
Both copies are available now in English and Spanish. Tickets for the event are available online here: http://bit.ly/2BEtcpW