Comic Book Charities – Reading With Pictures
Reading With Pictures is a nonprofit organization that advocates the use of comics in the classroom to promote literacy and improve educational outcomes for all students. The organization works with academics to cultivate groundbreaking research into the proper role of comics in education. Reading With Pictures collaborate with cartoonists to produce exceptional graphic novel content for scholastic use. Most importantly, they partner with educators to develop a system of best practices for integrating comics into their curriculum. At Reading With Pictures, their goal is to get comics into schools and get schools into comics.
The Reading With Pictures Network is a group of friends, colleagues and supporters from backgrounds including: education, cartooning, writing, parenting and publishing among others. Their network provides access to moderated forum; allowing people to register for events, make contributions, apply for positions, share curriculum and other resources; and allows others to network with like-minded professionals.