Barbershop Books

Barbershop Books
Cultivating young readers through community barbershops.

2016

$15,000

Manhattan

Barbershop Books is a community-based literacy program that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops for boys ages 4-8. This organization leverages the cultural significance of barbershops in Black communities to help black boys identify as readers.

Learn more about this organization:

http://barbershopbooks.org