December 9th 2021

Alumni’s nonprofit aims to turn the page on teen reading habits

As the world began to shrink for many in March 2020, Michael Norris’ world opened in new ways. After completing his final semester in San Francisco State University’s Executive MBA program that spring, he embarked on a new career path that provided a lifeline in the form of books to teens in all manner of crises — from wildfires to illness to refugees seeking asylum.

December 16th 2020

California non profit donates books to young fire victims

BEN LOMOND – Teen Reader Society, a new nonprofit organization in Santa Monica that aims to revitalize the number of young readers in America, has teamed up with Penguin Random House, the largest publishing company in the U.S., to distribute books to children who were affected by wildfires along the West Coast.

September 30th 2020

Santa Monica’s Teen Readers Society is Busy Building the Next Generation of Bookworms

Teen Readers Society, a new Santa Monica-based nonprofit, is passionate about changing young adults’ reading habits. The nonprofit group has created the space and initiatives to get teenagers to fall back in love with reading through engaging programs and marketing.

July 21st 2020

New nonprofit looks to address teen reading problems

The Santa Monica-based nonprofit Teen Readers Society launched this week to help create a new generation of readers, but Executive Director Judit Langh said the various programs and research-based initiatives have been in the works for more than two years.