Tag Archives: classrooms

Act Now, or React Later? The Choice is Clear J3 Foundation

Imagine that you could invest $1,500 to prevent a house fire. Without that investment, the cost to rebuild this hypothetical […more…]

More Young Readers Means Fewer Prisons J3 Foundation

Diane Ausbon had every reason to drop fourth grader Jolonne from J3’s reading intervention program when he wouldn’t stop disrupting […more…]

“Reading is the Key” – Arthur Scott Helps J3 Foundation Unlock Success for Kids  J3 Foundation

One day after school in 2019, Arthur peeked into the library at Watts Learning Center, the elementary school where he […more…]

Planting Seeds for a Love of Reading J3 Foundation

James Young, J3 Staff at Watts Learning Center welcomes J3 students as they step into the Cozy Reading Club, a […more…]

J3’s Books Open Hearts: The Power of Representation J3 Foundation

The first time Jolonne heard “I Am Every Good Thing” by Derrick Barnes in J3’s Cozy Reading Club, he was […more…]

J3 Foundation: Reconnecting with the Community J3 Foundation

More than 4,000  Angelenos stroll through Pick Pico’s Street Fair on a sunny spring Sunday.  After a two-year hiatus, Pick […more…]

J3’s Hiring Strategy Creates a “Halo” Effect J3 Foundation

J3 Foundation understands the special and powerful relationship between teacher and student.       That’s why this literacy non-profit empowers local […more…]

Change-Maker Returns Home to Spark Passion in Compton Kids J3 Foundation

When author and illustrator Marcus Newsome was a kid, he saw lightning hit a telephone pole. And in a flash, Lightning […more…]

Kids Reading to Dogs Has a “Pawsitive” Effect J3 Foundation

J3 Foundation and Bark Dogs are two non-profits that have joined forces to help children increase their reading skills and […more…]

Carron Brown on the Magic of J3 Foundation J3 Foundation

Carron Brown knows her power and lives her purpose. She is the Vice President of Branding, Strategy, and Operations at […more…]

Spreading the Joy and Power of Books to Kids Who Need It the Most J3 Foundation

Adrian wakes up early while it’s still hushed and dark outside. Perfect. He tucks himself under the covers and flicks […more…]

Meeting Human Needs Before Academic Needs J3 Foundation

The classroom lights are turned off. The blinds are drawn low. J3 Cozy Reading Club is about to start at […more…]

A Success Story Amid Pandemic Learning Losses J3 Foundation

When the grim results of the National Assessment of Education Progress report came out, teachers across the country were not […more…]

Improving Children’s Lives One Book at a Time J3 Foundation

Back in college, Joe Blackstone and his wife, Jamie Mohn, volunteered to read storybooks to elementary school kids. It was […more…]