Young Women in grades 4-8 will receive a five-book collection and program support that will include reading and discussing books as well as building their home reading collections. Initial book selections include: The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones; I am Enough by Grace Byers: Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen; The Truths We Told by Kamala Harris and Change Sings by Amanda Gorman. Additional book distributions will include the Bluford Series and Townsend Press classics.
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A Promise to Read is the youth literacy initiative of Young Women of Promise, Inc. Our students are given books to read and discuss. Our book donations help them to begin or enhance their home reading collections.