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VOTE! – Books to explain voting importance to your young reader!

Today marks the 2018 Midterm Elections! One of the most important acts that we as individuals can perform is the act of voting and exercising our right to have a say in the future of our country. Looking for a great way to explain the importance of voting to [...]

VOTE! – Books to explain voting importance to your young reader!2018-11-07T00:26:30+00:00

The Economics of Reading

#GivingTuesday kicks off Traveling Stories' 2018 Year-End Literacy Fundraising Campaign. Why is this important and why does it matter? According to the NAEP, 82% of low-income kids cannot read at grade level by the time they reach 4th grade. Reading is crucial at this point as from the 4th grade [...]

The Economics of Reading2018-10-27T00:25:07+00:00

Mom, I Spent the Day in Jail

An Invitation Board Chair, Kelly Abbott invited Traveling Stories CEO to spend a day in jail earlier in the year. Emily was so moved by the experience that she decided to send Hezhi and me to jail too. Literally! To say it was life changing is not powerful enough [...]

Mom, I Spent the Day in Jail2018-10-24T23:48:37+00:00

Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads!

October is finally here! The month when all the ghosts, goblins, and witches come out to play! To kick-start this pumpkin filled month, we are naming Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads – with just the right amount of spooky! The Hallo-wiener by Dav Pilkey Oscar the [...]

Four Fun Halloween Kids Reads!2018-10-03T01:24:52+00:00

Celebrate With Us Like A Wild Thing! – What you need to know about this weekend’s Red Balloon Awards!

The Red Balloon Awards are almost here! The 3rd Annual Red Balloon Awards will be taking place THIS SATURDAY, September 22nd. This incredible night is designed to bring recognition to the literacy heroes among us and raise funds for the Traveling Stories children reading programs. The 2018 gala will [...]

Celebrate With Us Like A Wild Thing! – What you need to know about this weekend’s Red Balloon Awards!2018-09-19T00:52:37+00:00

Traveling Stories Awarded Qualcomm Grant

Traveling Stories is thrilled to announce that the organization was recently awarded a grant by Qualcomm’s Employee Giving Committee! This is a really momentous donation as it is the first time the Committee has donated in this way within San Diego. Since 2000, Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Foundation has [...]

Traveling Stories Awarded Qualcomm Grant2018-09-12T23:45:03+00:00

My Readers In the Heights Experience by Hezhi Naseem

Summer reading takes a huge drop with children, this is especially true of children from low-income households. To fight this, the United Way created the Readers in the Heights program. Franklin Elementary School This was our first time partnering with United Way and their Readers In the Heights [...]

My Readers In the Heights Experience by Hezhi Naseem2018-08-24T16:30:27+00:00
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