Through the help of grassroots fundraising, we were able to provide free resources, platform, coaching and high quality prizes to EVERY participant.
The Third Institute is a Gold Sponsor for the 2020 and 2021 Fountaindale Public Library Summer Reading. TTI's donation has placed over 1000 black heritage books for children in the community. This donation brings visibility to children of all backgrounds.
In 2021 we partnered with Hatchette Book Group to provide much needed Black children’s literature to kids in the community. All participants received one of these books.
At the height of the pandemic we saw a need to get books directly into the hands of children. Parents were able to use the Library drive-thru to pick home books for children to keep.
The Youth Award recognizes young Ohioans who exemplify leadership, nonviolence, commitment to excellence, and interracial cooperation. Nominees must have demonstrated an adherence to one or more of Dr. King’s Six Principles of Nonviolence and must have been 20 or younger on Nov. 30