This long walk from Trenton NJ delivers literacy to Jamaican school children

This year, our theme, “Steps to Advance Literacy,” serves two purposes: We’re focusing on Jamaica—a small island where big things happen—and bringing awareness to the distance students in some countries must travel each day just to get to school. — International Literacy Association The International Literacy Association is getting ready to celebrate the United NationsContinue reading “This long walk from Trenton NJ delivers literacy to Jamaican school children”

Two girls and a mom assemble magazine literacy bundles for school children in India

by John MennellChloe and her mom have invited friends like Dina over to the MagazineLiteracy.org Global Literacy Outreach Center in Madison, WI to help sort and bundle magazines and comics for delivery to readers near and far. With your help, these wonderful magazine gifts will be airlifted half-way around the world to school children in India.

FIPP – Getting the world to read – the MagazineLiteracy.org story

Changing the world one magazine at a time has been MagazineLiteracy.org’s mission since the seed for its creation was planted back in 1994. Today the charity puts magazines into the hands, homes, and hearts of underprivileged children and families to enable them to read and learn. Piet van Niekerk spoke to MagazineLiteracy.org’s founder, John Mennell.Continue reading “FIPP – Getting the world to read – the MagazineLiteracy.org story”

Magazines Deliver Holiday Gift of Literacy to Arctic Children and Families

Owlkids, Condé Nast answer Canadian family’s wish to deliver thousands of magazines to Inuit readers at the top of the world. Nunavut, Canada — While Santa’s helpers ready good cheer for the globe, “Team Duffy” – Beth, Dan, and their two children Rachel and Eddie in Ontario, Canada have marshalled a continental response to airliftContinue reading “Magazines Deliver Holiday Gift of Literacy to Arctic Children and Families”

An industry voice sparks a global dialogue for magazine powered literacy

So, Mr. John Mennell, if you read this, I need your help. Yes, it’s not via email because other people who share your cause are bound to read this and share their own ideas. How will I start? What can I do now? Where can I turn to? I love this blog post by Myta SantiagoContinue reading “An industry voice sparks a global dialogue for magazine powered literacy”

Arctic Airlift – Join us at the top of the world for literacy

MagazineLiteracy.org, Comics for Heroes, & Reading with Pictures join forces for International Literacy Day Arctic Airlift to get Comics and Magazines to Inuit Schools and Families at the top of the World Madison, WI—MagazineLiteracy.org, Comics for Heroes, and Reading with Pictures are celebrating International Literacy Day at the top of the world this year byContinue reading “Arctic Airlift – Join us at the top of the world for literacy”