Access to books continues to be a barrier in education equality. In fact, 61% of low-income families have no age-appropriate books at all in their homes for their children. But YOU can make a difference! Join DoSomething.org
's Epic Book Drive and give your favorite book to a family in need.
Gather your friends to join and you'll be entered to win an Amazon Kindle Fire! Need more incentive? In addition to the Amazon Kindle Fire give-a-way, one outstanding group will be awarded an awesome scholarship. Up to $10,000 per group (with a cap of up to $1,000 per person).
or text EPIC to 38383 to find out more information and to sign-up!
Disney has debuted a new social media initiative called Disney Reads (spanning Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. We love that they’re posting sweepstakes, contests, quizzes, and other exclusive content, but we’re a little perplexed at... Read the rest of this post
From Irene S. Levine, author of Overlook's forthcoming Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend, comes this this hopeful blog post: "Set your cell phone alarm, mark your calendar, and write it across the top of your hand in red ink. Get ready for Best Friends Day (BFD), sponsored by DoSomething.org and BFF Entertainment. The two groups have declared June 8th, 2009 a national day of celebration for best friends to do something together to change the world. What can two best friends do on that day to have fun, show affection for each other, and do something that has a larger impact by helping others?" Check it out on Irene's FracturedFriendship blog.
Today we bring you our weekly sampler of the cool youth media and marketing gigs. If your company has an open position in the youth media or marketing space, we encourage you to join the Ypulse LinkedIn group, if you haven't yet, and post there... Read the rest of this post