Literacy Minnesota 2021 Annual Awards Ceremony and Journeys Readings


St. Paul, MN 55114
United States

Friday, June 4 from 10:00am - 11:00am

Literacy Minnesota's Awards Ceremony and Journeys Readings event is held annually with the adult literacy community in Minnesota. The event includes an awards ceremony at which adult literacy students, volunteers and community partners receive awards recognizing their outstanding achievements.

It also includes readings by adult literacy students who read their original stories and poems, many of which are featured in Journeys: An Anthology of Adult Student Writing.


  • Christelle Baissat, “The U.S.: Then and Now,” Robbinsdale Adult Academic Program
  • Edgar De Alba, "My Best Friend in America," St. Croix River Education District ABE - Chisago Lakes Area
  • Sonita Soy Djos, “How I Met My Husband,” Harmony Adult Learning Center
  • Tufah Muhumed, "Be Kind at All Times," Open Door Learning Center Northside
  • Maung Na, "My Life," The Hubbs Center
  • Rongyun Ruan, "Chinese Culture," Metro North Adult Basic Education - Blaine
  • Colette Tinkpon, "A Little Help Can Go Far," Dakota Valley Learning Center
  • Soklim Tou, “Cambodian New Year,” Lakeville Adult Basic Education


This year, the event will be virtual. All are welcome to join us on Friday, June 4, 2021, 10 to 11 a.m. on Zoom. Click "register" above to receive the Zoom link.


Pre-order your copy of Journeys 2021 today!


View student readings from our 2020 event.