KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

Above, KPMG volunteer Alyse Hayashi reads to first-graders at Ninth Street Elementary School. For Ninth Street Elementary School fourth-grader Jacob North, tackling a “chapter book” or peeling back the cover of a science fiction comic book is like opening...
The Literacy Project expands outreach to support high-needs schools

The Literacy Project expands outreach to support high-needs schools

Above, entertainer Nick Lachey reads to Emelita Academy Charter students during the kickoff of a nationwide campaign for The Literacy Project. Ask them to name their favorite book, and the second- and third-graders at Emelita Academy Charter will rattle off titles...
Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Above, the Northeast STEAMFest provides a wealth of resources for students interested in robotics.  Scores of schools and hundreds of visitors crowded the campus of Byrd Middle School in Sun Valley on Saturday for Local District Northeast’s second annual STEAMFest,...
KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

Above, KPMG volunteer Mary Kelly reads ‘Officer Buckle and Gloria’ to a rapt third-grade class at Commonwealth Avenue Elementary School. When KPMG executives recently announced that the accounting giant is donating 60,000 books to L.A. Unified, they didn’t...