Youth Empowerment Alliance PROGRAMS
Global StoryMakers is a reading resource that provides more than 25,000 FREE books for children on digital platforms. These books are available in more than 400 languages and can be easily adapted linguistically, culturally and geographically for use by any child, anywhere in the world.
A program designed for kids to write stories about their pets. This project is ideal for classrooms — each child writes a chapter, and then students read each others work.
The platform includes pre-made templates, fun illustrations and guidelines to assist anyone who wants to create an animal themed book.
UKRAINIAN REFUGEE BOOKS
The unfortunate war in Ukraine has forced millions of children to flee their homeland to neighboring countries.
Global Storybooks has created a platform of Ukrainian digital and audio books so these children can continue to learn.
YEA has created a series of Dual Language books for children to learn the language of their host country.
GLOBAL STORYBOOKS: FLORIDA
Global Storybooks has developed 50+ books in five reading levels for Florida children who speak 14 different languages. The books are featured on a FREE digital and audio platform.
YEA has created Dual Reader books to accompany this innovative platform.
POYNTER'S WRITE FIELD
This the the Poynter Institute's writing program for teen boys, designed to give them strong writing and personal communication skills.
The boys interact with mentors and share experiences once a month during the school year.
More than one billion people have never read a book, because books are not printed in their local language.
This project acquires existing books and translates them in dual languages - and culturally and geographically to create relevance - for distribution to indigenous people.
This program is designed to tell the stories of teen boys who are currently incarcerated, awaiting sentencing as adult offenders.
The boys provide insight into the difficulties of gang life and the reality of living in prison as a deterrent to a life of crime from young boys.
This writing program is designed to highlight the stories of local teen-agers who are on a productive path in life.
By exploring their choices, family life and character, they share their personal stories to mentor others to make positive decisions.