We believe in
the transformative power
of stories

We believe in
the transformative power
of stories

We believe in
the transformative power
of stories

El Salvador and Chicago?

Both places struggle with gang-related violence.
Both places put their children and youth at risk every day.

Our literacy work gives them a voice and a pen to share their stories.

Read more and support our programs in:

El Salvador Chicago

The Numbers Behind Our Stories

We don’t teach how to read and write. Instead, we use reading and writing as essential tools to develop dialogue and debate, self-reflection and self-actualization.

El Salvador

80

Schools

We started in 2011 with 3 schools and now we are in 80!

1,236

Teachers

We have an active network of teachers that goes beyond our 3 year intervention.

125

memoirs published

Transformative and powerful stories promote dialogue, reflexion and positive projection not only for the authors but for our entire society!

Chicago

107

AUTHORS

Transformative and powerful stories promote dialogue, reflexion and positive projection not only for the authors but for our entire society!

74

memoirs published

Transformative and powerful stories promote dialogue, reflexion and positive projection not only for the authors but for our entire society!