Tag Archives: literacy

Onethousand.org

Author Tara June Winch (Swallow the Air) spends a lot of her time raising funds for this organisation. Author (and my awesome friend) Bec Sparrow (http://rebeccasparrow.wordpress.com/) is getting onboard and has a target of raising $10,000 for the project.

What’s it about? Literacy. One of my favourite words.

1000.org is a non-profit organization that promotes literacy and
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Nerdology 1.0

As my friend and colleague Lisette says nothing is more exciting than when “literacy, storytelling and politics are combined”. This equals Nerdology 1.0.

The fantabulous 826 National literacy centres rock – Dave Eggers’ baby http://www.826national.org/. This link to Powells’ notes on one of their products Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country http://www.powells.com/biblio/9781934781579.