Portsiders are giving 1%More for The Telling Room this quarter as part of our 1% for Maine education initiatives. The Telling Room works to empower youth through writing and encouraging them to share their voices with the world. They work with young writers ages 6 to 18 in order to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills and provide audiences for their students' voices. The Telling Room believes in the power of creative expression and how that can change how communities prepare today's youth for future success.
The Telling Room works to achieve their mission by providing fun and innovative writing and publishing programs that support and encourage young people in the art of writing and self-expression. By providing school-based and afterschool programs year-round and statewide, their efforts span nearly 100 schools across the 75 towns in Maine.
Portsiders are participating in “The Telling Room Together Again Summer Supply Drive” that will provide supplies needed as the head back to in-person session. The Telling Room has been operating remotely since May of 2020.
All donations can be dropped off at the Portside Falmouth office on Friday May 28th.
To learn more about the Telling Room and how to get involved visit their website or follow them on social media.