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Monday, April 8, 2024- C. Sam Read will preside as moderator for "The Perfect Gift Project"

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Saturday, June 17, 2023- C. Sam Read at Bethlehem Baptist Church

February 27, 2023- C. Sam Read at Harper Elementary School, Riverdale, GA

January 24, 2023- C. Sam Read at Jackson Elementary School, for the 100th Day of School Celebration

Saturday, August 13, 2022- Join us at the Jubilee of Reading Block Party


May 21, 2021
2021 Abbeville High School Commencement Speaker, Abbeville, AL

November 19, 2019
Freedom Coalition for Charter Schools Meeting Advocate, Tyler Perry Studios, Atlanta, GA

November 8, 2019

Women's Empowerment Conference Panel, Healing Heart's Ministry, Stockbridge, GA

October 19, 2019

J-Blake's Italian Ice at Hip Hop Festival @ DeKalb Entertainment Expo Decatur, Ga

October 5, 2019

J-Blake's Italian Ice @ Wooddruff Park

August 25, 2019

C. Sam Read- Will be honored as a presenter at the 2019 Trinity Awards, August 25th, Atlanta, GA

March 7, 2019

C. Sam Read visits Brown's Mill Elementary, Decatur, GA

October 2018

C. Sam Read was highlighted at the Atlanta's Mayor's Office Strategic Partnership Brunch

March 23, 2018-7PM EST

Special guest on 108 Praise Radio, Women 101 Radio Talk Show

August 13, 2017

C. Sam Read live on Heart to Heart with Dr. Roz, Saturday, August 13, 2017, Los Angeles, California.  

August 11-13, 2017

C. Sam Read will be recognized at annual, "Am I My Sister's Keeper" women's conference in Ontario, California, August 11-13, 2017

July 8, 2017

C. Sam Read will be live on iHeart Radio, WAEC AM, Love 860, Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia at noon

May 7, 2017

C. Sam Read Keynote, Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society Induction Banquet in Atlanta, Ga.

March 2017

Champion Newpaper recognizes C. Sam Read for the inception of Women who S.H.O.P for Christ

January 28, 2017

Dr. Kotina W. Hall, leads women's forum, Women Who S.H.O.P for Christ at Bellhaven University, Atlanta

Monday, December 5, 2016 

C. Sam Read will be honored by the Georgia Services Practitioners Association, Inc. Ninth District as the 2016 Community Service Award, "Forward Exemplifying Excellence," recipient on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the 49th Annual Ninth District Awards Banquet in Atlanta, GA. 

September, 2016

C. Sam Read featured as Women on the Move by the Atlanta Business Chronicles

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. -Join us at DeKalb County Public Library for the Jubilee Reading, AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN
Celebrate Black History Month by taking part in the Jubilee of Reading for Children and African American Read-In celebration. This is part of a national effort to educate and raise awareness about the African American literary tradition, foster diversity, promote a love of reading, and offer opportunities for academic and cultural enrichment.

Author Dr. Kotina Hall will be one of the featured authors to participate and read from her book: PATCHES

Tuesday, 10/27
Heritage Academy
Atlanta, GA 30354

Monday, 10/26
Norton Park Elementary
Smyrna, GA 30082

June 12, 2015 - Dr. Kotina W. Hall presents “Manners Matter” a Continental & American Professional Etiquette Forum Charles R. Drew Senior Academy School, 300 E Lake Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30317

March 17, 2015 - Join C. Sam read today at the Sandy Springs Library, Roswell, GA

Wednesday, February25, 2015, 6:30-8:30 pm- Join us for "Read Across the 1,000th Chik-fil-A Day"! We will be featuring six local and nationalchildren's book authors! They will be reading and signing their books! Plus take a selfie with Our Famous Cow! Books will be for sale! Come join in the fun, sing-a-longs, interactive games and more! We'll have goodie bags for all of the kids! Please pass the word! We'll see you then!

Compliments of Tony Royal Owner/Operator

Chik-fil-A Turner Hill Road

(678) 526-0088 * 2985 Turner Hill Road

March 2015 presents “The Exchange” -  a Training & Professional Development Workshop focused on perfecting and controlling the interview.  For more information and to register, please visit the Contact Us button.

“Center Stage” Training & Professional Development Workshop, Saturday, January 24 @ Belhaven University. The Seminar focuses on  the execution of practical, effective tools (the  JKo Consulting S.H.O.P. ™ model,   interactive modules and theory) to help participants to bring out their best self.  For more information and to register, please visit the Contact Us button.

December 6, 2014 - Saturday from 2pm to 3 pm C. Sam Read will make an appearance and have books on hand at the 14th Annual Jubilee of Reading Book Club Conference, Wesley Chapel Library, Decatur, Georgia

November 18, 2014 - Reading @ Central Library, Downtown Atlanta (System Headquarters, Mitchell Street) @ 10:30 a.m.

Septmeber 9, 2014 - Keynote in Orlando, Florida

August 9, 2014 - Keynote at Westgate, Dothan, Al @ 11:00 a.m.

August 3, 2014 - Keynote at St. John A.M.E Church, Abbeville, Al

May 18, 2014 - Keynote at Lakepoint Resort, Eufaula, Al

April 26, 2014 - Please join C. Sam Read for a book signing as the keynote in Tampa, Fl 




May 16, 2014 - Book signing at Spelman College, Atlanta, Ga 




March 27, 2014 - Oh me, Oh my, What a thrill! C. Sam Read will be at Brown's Mill!

    Join C. Sam Read at Brown's Mill Elementary in Decatur, Ga for a reading of Patches                                      


Continue to check this website for updates of the upcoming releases of Patches Visits the Jungle and Patches Wears a Tutu 




February 8, 2014 - Please join C. Sam Read for a book signing at 11:00 a.m. at Abbeville  Memorial Library, Abbeville, Al 




                         * Please visit Contact Page to request more information on event


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