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Franklin Elementary is a school in Southeast San Jose where over 83% of families are socioeconomically disadvantaged, and 13% of the students are unhoused. The library, like so many we work with, was neglected and in desperate need of new books, reorganization, and some TLC. The principal, Ms. Ravo, was thrilled to learn of Access … Read More
When we first visited the library at Santee Elementary in San Jose, the books were hard for the students to access as there was extra furniture blocking some of them, and the shelves were cluttered with piles of paper, boxes, and textbooks for the classrooms that made the books less inviting. The library books themselves … Read More
Finding inclusive, culturally relevant books to read just got easier in the Bay Area. Today the national Little Free Library® (LFL) nonprofit organization introduced its Read in Color diverse-books initiative in San Francisco in collaboration with Access Books Bay Area and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) African American Parent Advisory Council. Through the … Read More