Friday, July 24, 2015

Literacy Challenge: Bookmark Project Unexpected Outcome

Casady YAC Cyclones will have a webcast with students from Peru who received bookmarks and funding for literacy enhancement through the Students Rebuild Literacy Challenge.  Cyclones sent 8,434 bookmarks to help meet the goal of 300,000 bookmarks.  The Bezos Family Foundation donated $1.00 per bookmark made.
Casady YAC Global Youth Service Day
 @ Boys and Girls Club
Students Rebuild Literacy Challenge
Bookmarks for Peru, Nepal, and Mali
·         The Casady/Peru webcast will be September 10th, 2015 at 12pm EST/ 11am Central. The webcast will be 40 minutes of live air time.

The Casady YAC team will work with Global Nomads Group who will make sure the tech works correctly and that Cyclones are prepared to participate. The Global Nomads Group added a section about Peru to the Bezos Foundation Family lesson resources online which Cyclones will have the opportunity to review before the webcast.  

The Cyclones contact at the Bezos Foundation is   VALERIE SLOANE | Programs Associate
tel 206-275-2048 ext 124 mobile 206-724-5525