Ryan Turner is founder and executive director of The Akoben Foundation, an organization committed to using literacy as a catalyst to break the cycle of poverty in America. He joined us to discuss his work with Baltimore City Public Schools and passion to empower young readers.
Author and youth advocate David Miller talks about the importance of encouraging boys of color to read.
David Miller is founder of Dare to Be King, a program that seeks to inspire, support, and strengthen organizations serving boys of color. David is also author of Khalil’s Way, a children’s book that addresses the issue of school bullying. I caught up with David to talk about the importance of encouraging boys of color to read and parental involvement.