Tag: Virtual Summer Reading
Alvin on the Laurie Daniel Favors Show
Barbershop Books founder and Chief reading inspirer Alvin Irby was a guest on the Lurie Daniel Favors Show. Lurie Daniel Favors is a racial justice attorney, author and non-profit leader.
How to Inspire Every Child to be a Lifelong Reader?
If you're like a lot of Barbershop Books supporters, you learned about our program through my TED Talk, "How to Inspire Every Child to Be a Lifelong Reader." Since then, Barbershop Books has grown significantly and greatly impacted Black boys and other vulnerable children, especially when it has mattered the most.
Meet William, a Reading So Lit Summer 2022 Youth Instructor!
Meet William! He's one of our summer 2022 youth instructors. He recently wrote us about his experience: "I hope this email finds you well! I’ve just started college this year, and on multiple occasions have thought about my experience working with everyone at Barbershop Books this past summer. I really enjoyed learning about ways to become a better mentor to young kids, and a better educator in general; I’ve even seen some of the aspects of what I learned translate to my classrooms up here in Troy!