MagLiteracy.org first principles

Our literacy mission according to first principles: The enormous value of literacy is well understood. With titles for every reading age, interest, and language, the unique benefits of printed magazines and comics for reading engagement and comprehension are well established. The literacy needs for tens of millions of U.S. and hundreds of millions of global [...]

Respect.

Our literacy hats off to the amazing Mid-Ohio Foodbank for eagerly receiving and delivering our magazines to new readers via food pantries, job training, nutrition education, and more. Providing near 150,000 meals a day via 650 community agencies is incredible on its own. We are blessed to be able to tap this extensive supply-chain for [...]

Horsing around for literacy

Thank you Mary in Connecticut for sharing your favorite magazines with our new eager readers at MagLiteracy.org. We love opening gifts boxes like this, which underscore why magazines and comics, with titles for every reading age, interest, and language, are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet.

How you can help literacy end poverty and more in your town

A frequent question is how to get involved with MagLiteracy.org. There are literacy needs in every town - in your community - that you can help to meet. Foster children and moms and kids in domestic abuse shelters, comforting families during natural disasters and rebuilding after, reaching reader's via food pantries, homeless students, children in [...]

Lean literacy

We've reached the point where about half the inquiries to our literacy project come from desktop computers and a full half or more come directly from mobile devices. Thanks to the amazing support and hard work of so many individuals and businesses, coast to coast, and around the world, we have learned so many lessons [...]

Grabbing #literacy by the longhorns in Austin TX

Street Youth Ministry founder Terry Cole with John who told me he loves to read whatever he can. The University of Texas motto is Disciplina praesidium civitatis. A cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy. You will find a humanitarian confluence tucked in the basement at a far corner of the mighty UT 40 [...]