Consumer mags feed mentoring and job training programs

MagazineLiteracy.org has expanded its impact beyond children’s magazines by matching support from enthusiasts to meet literacy needs in like-mined mentoring and job training programs. For example, with the support of boating enthusiasts, WoodenBoat is targeted to support the literacy goals of at-risk youth in boat building programs like Rocking the Boat in New York City. […]

Magazines are comfort food for these shelter moms and kids

  I  look forward to every magazine delivery, and last Friday evening was no exception.  I walked into the lobby of a  Boston women’s shelter carrying  recent issues of O, The Oprah magazine, SELF, and Vogue under one arm, and Martha Stewart Living, People, Whole Living, and Every Day with Rachael Ray in the other.  […]