In this historic pandemic, when people across the country are feeling alone, one meaningful conversation can make all the difference. The StoryCorps Connect platform enables anyone to remotely record a StoryCorps interview with a loved one using videoconferencing technology. The audio and a still photo from each interview will be preserved in the Library of Congress.
The Small Online Kindness (SOK) Generatoris a web tool that encourages educators to consider how to best express the kindest and most empathetic intention when they communicate remotely with another person.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has launched Harry Potter at Home, a new online hub that casts “a Banishing Charm on boredom”—particularly for students and teachers seeking relief from the doldrums of quarantine.
Recently appointed National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress, young adult author Jason Reynolds is bringing his storytelling to students virtually through videos and newsletters as part of his “GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story Program.”