Changing the Narrative


Books Distributed Since May 2018

Young, Black & Lit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to putting books that center, reflect, and affirm Black children into the hands of local youth.  Young, Black & Lit partners with individuals and organizations in the Evanston and Chicagoland areas to donate books featuring Black characters to youth in pre-K through 8th grade.

mar2020 donationS

Laura Ward Stem Academy, KIPP Ascend Elementary School, McGaw YMCA Children's Center 

Young, Black & Lit had the pleasure of making three donations of children's books this month! First, we made Lit Class donations of two books per student to the classrooms of Ms. Denise Lopez-Gill (Laura Ward - pic 1) and Ms. Korin Elisa Weathersby (KIPP Ascend - pic 2). Second, we made a Lit Library donation of 50+ books to the McGaw YMCA's Children's Center (pic 3). 

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