This month We Need Diverse Books is celebrating our second round of Educators Making a Difference Grants! WNDB has directly impacted over 21,000 students with this program, which provides up to $2,000 to educators who are eager to share diverse books with their students, but who lack the funding to … [Read more...] about Celebrating the Spring 2023 Educators Making A Difference Grantees!
Educators Making a Difference Grants
The WNDB team has watched with alarm as book bans have swept the country, from Texas and Idaho to Virginia and Florida. More often than not, these challenges specifically target books that feature diverse characters. Research by PEN America has found that 41 percent of books banned in the United … [Read more...] about 35 Educators Receive Grants to Support Diverse Books
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WNDB Establishes Educators Making a Difference Grants To Support Diverse Books by Diverse Authors February 8, 2022 Washington, DC — We Need Diverse Books has learned that an eighth-grade teacher in Charles City, Iowa, was placed on administrative leave in November after … [Read more...] about WNDB Establishes Educators Making a Difference Grants To Support Diverse Books by Diverse Authors