Holiday Book Drive
Children's March for Literacy
There are not many 6-year-old girls who want to make sure her classmates understand the importance of reading.
Meet Parkside Elementary first grader Selah Thompson. That is exactly what she did.
Mindy Belz explains the tragic story of a 12-year-old Yazidi girl who was a slave to an ISIS fighter for four years and Myrna Brown visits an unforgettable community organizer.
As people around the country honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one Atlantan will do so by launching a nonprofit organization focused on improving literacy.
We sat down with the Empowered Readers Literacy Project to discuss how a child can empower her peers and her inspire her parents at the same time.
On MLK weekend this Young Atlantan led a March for Literacy to inspire other children like her to tap into their creativity and imagination through reading.
The story of the Empowered Readers Literacy Project began Selah came home from her first day of kindergarten visibly upset. She was shocked that so many of her peers didn’t know how to read and some didn’t even know their ABCs.