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Webconference.com – a virtual coffee shop – takes our global grassroots collaboration to the next level

Today, Webconference.com has helped us to launch an online conference and collaboration tool that gets us to an entirely game-changing level of teamwork. Utilizing the webconference.com service, we can now connect the many volunteers and literacy agents that come together to collect and distribute magazines to new readers. These meetings can happen anywhere, anytime. The web conference capability allows our teams to meet and to share information and lessons learned, within their own groups and across teams, pollinating MagazineLiteracy.org in communities across the U.S. and around the world.

Our success at MagazineLiteracy.org depends on organizing and equipping grassroots, community-based teams around the world with the information and tools they need to find and feed children and families hungry to read. So more invested time and dollars can provide direct support to new readers and the literacy agents we serve, we leverage online technology extensively to maximize our team-building success. webconference.com is a feature-rich application that allows us to integrate VoIP, video, screen-sharing, Web touring, live annotation, whiteboard, presentations, and file sharing, as well as recording of our events and training materials. We are looking forward to all that is now possible with our vastly improved communications and collaboration platform provided by webconference.com.

  • Hathaway-Sycamores’ Family Resource Center

    501(c)(3) Charity, Family Resource Center
    160 bilingual children per month ranging from a 1st to 6th grade reading level
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Needs: 160 magazines
    Magazines Requested: any nature magazines, any sports magazines, any leadership magazines, any education magazines, any travel magazines and any appropriate entertainment magazines.

  • Henderson Middle School

    School or Library
    Students Grades 6-8
    Richmond, VA USA
    Needs: 75 Magazines
    Magazines Requested Oprah, Ebony, Cobblestone, Highlights, Cricket, Calliope, OWL, Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated for Kids, National Geographic for Kids, Kids Discover, ASK, Ranger Rick, Zoobooks, Dig, Boys Life, Teen Magazines and Music Related Titles.

  • Crittenton Women’s Union

    501(c)(3) Charity
    Boston, MA
    Serving Mothers from age 19-40 and children from infant to 5 years old. Most of the children are between 1 and 2.5 years of age.
    Needs: New or recycled magazines for 58 mother and 52 children.
    Magazines Requested: Magazines appropriate for children and toddlers. Magazines about nature, fashion, beauty, exercise. African American specific and Latina specific magazines. Any general women’s interest magazines.

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