Walk in Their Shoes Book Launch


The Detroit Public Library and the buildOn organization present a Book Launch Party for the founder and CEO of buildOn Jim Ziolowski

Come out and celebrate with the Michigan native as he debuts his new book Walk in Their Shoes during an evening that promises to be fun and enlightening.  The event will feature a panel discussion, book signing and presentations from buildOn students that are dedicated to changing the city of Detroit.

Cocktail Reception takes place in the Friends Conference Room followed by a Panel Discussion in the Clara Stanton Jones Friends Auditorium.

Free and open to the public.  To get your tickets for this event click here


For more information, please contact Michelle Mirzoian at 248.217.7456/312.441.7108 or at michelle.mirzoian@buildon.org.


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