Bring Jason Reynolds to Your Community



The Library of Congress’ partner, Every Child a Reader, is currently accepting proposal submissions from libraries, schools, community centers, and organizations interested in hosting an event with Jason Reynolds, the 7th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Submit your program proposal by March 20.

Reynolds will travel to rural/small underserved communities across the country during his two-year term to have meaningful discussions with young people. Through his platform, “GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story,” he will connect with, listen to, and empower students to share their stories and start their journey as storytellers.

Organizations are encouraged to put together proposals that support and align with Reynolds’ platform and the mission of the program. 

Follow the links to learn more about the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature program and about Reynolds’ tenure as Ambassador.

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