Project Lit

What is #ProjectLITBookClub ?

  • Project LIT Community is a national, grassroots literacy movement, a team of dedicated educators and students who work together to:
    • EMPOWER our students as readers, writers, and leaders
    • PROMOTE a love of reading in our schools and communities
    • NURTURE authentic reading identities by increasing access to high-quality books, building community, and fostering a sense of belonging
    • CHAMPION young people and books that reflect their lived realities, communities, and identities
    • ADVOCATE for literacy policies and practices that will build lifelong readers
    • SUPPORT AND INSPIRE one another as we improve our practice and pedagogy
    • READ, DISCUSS, AND CELEBRATE books that make our students feel seen, heard, affirmed, and valued
    • DEVELOP our cultural competence and EXPAND our thinking, regardless of individual starting point
    • AMPLIFY voices and stories of students and educators of color
    • REWRITE the narrative about which texts and authors are deemed worthy of academic study
    • PROVIDE students with as many positive literacy experiences as possible