CIF to support opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities

The California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday that it has formed a partnership with Special Olympics in Northern and Southern California and the California Department of Education to promote opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities. The partnership is designed to help schools... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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CUP provides free resources to support students during coronavirus outbreak

Cambridge University Press is providing free access to books, research and learning materials for teachers, students and researchers impacted by the coronavirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 06:39:31 UTC ]
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‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc

Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the 'season of giving' with support for book related charities. The post ‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie Success: Raising Voices, Finding Opportunities

After more than 30 years, the publishers of 'Just Us Books' continue to innovate and inspire. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is the Facebook Ad Boycott an Opportunity for Publishers?

In less than one week, a campaign by a coalition of civil rights groups aimed at encouraging businesses to pause advertising on Facebook's platforms has already achieved some tangible results. Last Thursday, the digital ad agency 360i, a Dentsu Group subsidiary whose clients include Burberry,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-23 18:20:35 UTC ]
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Speculative fiction is recognising the power of disability

In 2016, the internet was rife with divisive opinions over Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You. The novel, published in 2012, chronicled the relationship between a recently-paralyzed man, Will, and his caregiver, Louisa. The 2016 film, starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, faced significant backlash... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 19:59:59 UTC ]
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Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

For more than half a century, Sam Adams’ eclectic output has made him a stalwart of Wales’ literary scene. He discusses his latest novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 01:59:07 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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Alphabet partners with local library to deliver books to students

Schools and libraries have been closed for months, but some kids aren’t going to get away with playing video games all summer. Kelly Passek -- a middle school librarian in Montgomery County, Virginia -- is sending out summer reading via drones. After... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-12 18:18:26 UTC ]
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Six Books on Faith, Mental Health, and Disability

From mental illnesses to physical disabilities, new books from religion publishers explore how marginalized people are treated in churches and what faith communities can do to help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We need to call out the lack of support and erasure of Black British voices

Using terms such as BAME and PoC makes it harder to call out the lack of support and erasure of Black British voices (often working class and male) from festivals, prizes, agencies and organisations set up by non-Black PoC in the name of ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 05:56:06 UTC ]
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Waterstones responds to staffers' call to support Black Lives Matter

Waterstones has said Covid-19 closures means a charitable donation to Black Lives Matter is not currently possible despite a petition set up by booksellers calling for the chain to financially support the cause. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Child, Cole and Rankin join online festival in support of food banks

Crime fiction writers, including Lee Child, Martina Cole and Ian Rankin, are participating in an online festival to raise money for the food bank charity Trussel Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 14:34:19 UTC ]
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Layoffs Hit The Athletic as Numerous SB Nation Staffers Accept Buyouts

Subscription-based sports startup The Athletic has laid off several-dozen staffers and implemented company-wide pay cuts on Friday, while several editors, writers and producers at Vox Media's sports site SB Nation have accepted buyouts. In total, 46 staffers were laid off at The Athletic, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-05 17:49:09 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Now

Activists across the United States are encouraging book lovers who want to show support for the ongoing protests against police violence to buy books from black-owned and African-American focused bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Show Support for Protests

Bookstores across the country are expressing support for the protests against police violence by offering material support, promoting antiracism books, and encouraging people to shop at black-owned businesses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette donates £20k as trade supports Black Lives Matter

The book trade has been showing its support of the Black Lives Matter movement, speaking out across social media and making donations to relevant organisations, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed by police in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 06:44:29 UTC ]
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Lockdown is 'opportunity for systemic change', says Jhalak Prize founder

Sunny Singh, the co-founder of the Jhalak Prize, has said lockdown caused by the pandemic is an opportunity to reassess equality in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 11:18:23 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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