Read Something, Do Something Award

The Read Something Do Something Grant will be awarded to a school librarian to create, implement or continue a project that teaches social justice using school library resources

Award:  $500 award and 1 year membership fee to GLMA 

 

The Read Something Do Something Award recognizes and encourages programming and book curation that teaches social justice using school library resources. The award is to acknowledge teaching by school librarians and the use of school library resources to:

  • Amplify the voices of people of the global majority 

  • Provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised

  • Share perspectives of people who have been underrepresented or oppressed

  • Challenge social norms and disrupt the status quo

  • Encourage readers to take action in their community

This award is inspired by the Read Woke challenge created by Cicely Lewis in 2017.  

 

Eligibility:  Member of GLMA

Deadline: March 17, 2023

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