readergirlz is a literacy and social media project for teens, awarded the National Book Foundation's Innovations in Reading Prize. The rgz blog serves as a depot for news and YA reviews from industry professionals and teens. As volunteers return full force to their own YA writing, the organization continues to hold one initiative a year to impact teen literacy. All are welcome to "like" us on Facebook!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

the rgz nonprofit team

Did you know rgz is operated by volunteers? The community is a nonprofit entity currently funded by grants and staff donations. Actually, the co-founders each took a year away from their own writing to launch this effort for teen literacy.

So, who are the team players? Here's a list of our current 25 contributors. (For a description of roles click here.)

rgz co-founders and YA authors:
Lorie Ann Grover: program manager
Dia Calhoun: program facilitator
Justina Chen: program consultant

divas and YA authors:
Holly Cupala: visual design, secretary
Melissa Walker: blogger

Little Willow: leader and webdiva
Miss Erin
Shelf Elf

rgz PR specialist: Sara Easterly

rgz media specialist: Martha Brockenbrough, treasurer

rgz SCOUT:
Mitali Perkins

rgz Seattle HOST: Liz Gallagher

rgz SALON:
Nancy Pearl
Sharon Levin
Judy Nelson
Rene Kirkpatrick
Lyn Miller-Lachmann

rgz Street Team:
Miss Erin: leader

Thanks to each one who volunteers her time to help operate our award winning community. Together we'll continue to read, reflect, and reach out for you!

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Little Willow said...

Thank you, one and all! :)

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