15 Apr

I like this because nowadays, everyone says print is dying and that everyone’s in the digital age with their Kindles & IPads, but what about the people who can’t afford that stuff? Yes, it is a lot harder to access print books and stuff now because of how the demand as decreased, but I wouldn’t necessarily call it dead just yet.

politics from the eyes of an ebony mom

NEW YORK, NY –April 12, 2012 – DoSomething.org wants to save the written word and bring it into the lives of underprivileged kids, one book at a time. With help from Grammy nominated Keri Hilson, DoSomething.org is motivating teens and young people across the country to join in the second nationwide book drive from now until May to bring books to local people in need. This is going to be EPIC; the Epic Book Drive to be exact. Access to books continues to be a barrier in education equality. In fact, 61 percent of low-income families have no age-appropriate books at all in their homes for their children. “This may be a shocking statistic to some kids who have nightmares of endless summer reading lists,” said April Wright, campaign manager of Epic Book Drive. “DoSomething.org’s Epic Book Drive is an extraordinary opportunity to motivate teens to take action around education…

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