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Press Start 2 Rock! Our 6th Annual C2E2 Fundraiser!

We’re back for a 6th year, as the longest running C2E2 afterparty! We’re super excited to be sponsored again by Revolution Brewing and Hard Rock Cafe Chicago! The party kicks off at 9 pm and goes until they kick us out! $15 donation to RWP ($20 at the door). Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/ps2rock The night will include raffles, scavenger hunts, costume contest, videogames, card games, and more! Cosplay Contest sponsored by Chicago Costume! Musical Guest: Boy Meets Robot! Emcee for the night is the amazing Groovie Louie Land For your entertainment we will also have a variety of awesome gaming throughout the […] Read More

Reading Rocks! – A C2E2 Fundraiser

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Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season upon us, we all want to ensure that our loved ones and friends receive the right gift. So Reading With Pictures has done the work for you! The best part is that if you shop through Amazon Smile that all your purchases through Amazon (not just these!) will also ensure our organization receives a donation. For Everyone: Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter http://smile.amazon.com/Reading-Pictures-Comics-That-Smarter/dp/1449458785/ A dozen fiction and non-fiction stories that are not only fun to read, but teach concepts in math, social studies, language arts, and science. Chock full of comic goodness! Howtoons: […] Read More

Back To The Future IV: The Fundraiser was a success!

Thanks for everyone who came out on October 21, 2015 at The Radler. While we’re sad the Cubs lost, we did have a blast and hope to see you at our next event! We raised important funds for our mission and am so grateful for supporters like Arcade Brewing, Wormhole Coffee, NeonCRM, and all who attended!

Comics Uniting Nations project update

Dear Friends: We want to thank each and every one of you for your support in our Kickstarter campaign. We set the bar extremely high for ourselves, and despite the generous pledges of our backers and some truly heroic efforts by the Reading With Pictures team, our contributors and our nonprofit and publishing partners, we just weren’t able to clear that bar in time. But this does NOT mean that the Comics Uniting Nations project is finished. Far from it! Thanks to our recently-secured partnership with The World’s Largest Lesson, we will be helping produce a special comic designed to […] Read More

Comics Uniting Nations!

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Can Comics Change the World? “Comics Uniting Nations” Will Make a Valiant Attempt

Reading With Pictures To Illustrate the United Nations’ Ambitious Global Goals In September, the leaders of the world will convene at the United Nations to ratify the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These Global Goals will serve as the ultimate “to-do list” for the planet, creating a shared framework for the entire human race so that we may overcome our most serious challenges – extreme poverty, education, equality, communicable disease, drinkable water, etc. For the goals to be effective, they must first be communicated to people all over the world regardless of language barriers, cultural differences or limited literacy. Reading With Pictures […] Read More

New Additions to the RWP Crew

Reading with Pictures is working hard to meet the growing demand for insightful and innovative educational comics and teaching resources. As we continue to lead the conversation on utilizing comics in the classroom, we are thrilled to announce the expansion of the RWP team. Please join us in welcoming Aliza Weinberger as our new Social Media Marketing Manager and Starsha Schiller as our Director of Development. With these new allies on our side, nothing can stop us in our quest to build awareness and action for comics in the classroom!

April FUNdraising in Chicago for Reading With Pictures

April in Chicago means two things are about to invade the Chicago lakeshore: beautiful springtime weather, and the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) at McCormick place! This year, Reading with Pictures is partnering with local event organizers CrawlNightLong (www.crawlnightlong.com) to make a month-long fundraising extravaganza. Everything kicks off April 1st, when nearby South Loop pizza joint Flo & Santos (http://www.floandsantos.com) celebrates their 5th anniversary by serving up their April pizza of the month, a superhero-themed “The Flame” pie. With pepperoni, garlic, smoked ghost pepper mozzarella cheese, and sriracha sauce, this is surely a pizza you won’t forget. And to […] Read More

Happy Comics Out Loud! Day

One of our proudest achievements is launching Comics Out Loud!, a day where we celebrate comic books in the classroom. This year we’ve had over 500 educators pledge to join us in this celebration. They are in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, and Chile! We don’t want to stop there though. We want to celebrate comics in the classroom year round! Help us make that a reality by pledging to make Comics Out Loud! Year Round.