Hosts play a vital role in ensuring the overall success of a book house. A host is responsible for overseeing the book house’s organization, keeping it stocked, auditing its inventory to ensure the books meet TBBEB’s standards and helping to promote its presence in the community.
Own the property where the book house is to be installed.
Are long-term advocates for reading and literacy initiatives.
Help spread the word about The Black Book Exchange Box℠ by becoming an Ambassador! Ambassadors work in partnership with Hosts to create buzz in the community around the books houses to garner interest and participation in activity around long-term literacy and reading initiatives. Ambassadors are:
Advocates for TBBEB’s mission around Black representation in literature and an ally to Black people and culture.
Be an advocate for long-term literacy and reading initiatives
Promote TBBEB across various social engagement channels and encourage others to do the same.
Plan and participate in TBBEB events such as new book house ribbon-cutting ceremonies and fundraising events.
Choose your level of support! These donor level amounts were carefully named after Black authors who have made a lasting impact on Black Literature. All level donors are recognized and promoted on our website as well as all social media outlets as contributors of TBBEB's long-term advocacy goals for community-based literacy and reading initiatives.
Toni Morrison: $1000 James Baldwin: $500 Floyd Cooper: $250