We’re helping the babies read…

Barbershop Books, our namesake program, leverages a national network of barbershop partners to inspire Black boys and other vulnerable children to identity as readers and to read for fun.

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Reading So Lit is reading identity exploration and assessment platform for preK-5 that helps students better understand their reading identity and articulate their reading preferences. This strengths-based tool generates actionable data that helps educators curate culturally responsive content, personalize reading instruction, and accelerate learning.

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The Barbershop Books E-Library features a diverse collection of fun storytime videos and independently published e-books by Black and Brown authors.

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Black boy smiling holding a book up in the barbershop