Fighting Literacy Inequality and Food Insecurity

Updated: May 21

A Kansas Literacy Festival Partner Spotlight:

Books and Breakfast ICT provides free food and literacy resources to community

In the months leading up to our Kansas Literacy Festival this September, Storytime Village is excited to spotlight the incredibly talented individuals and organizations who have partnered with us to host literacy programming across the state of Kansas.

This spotlight features Books and Breakfast ICT and their literacy kits geared toward readers of all ages.

The Inspiration Behind the Project

Over three years ago, a group of community leaders started Books and Breakfast ICT. The Books and Breakfast program focuses on addressing both food insecurities and literacy disparities within the Wichita community. Partially inspired by the Black Panther Free Breakfast program, the group provides free food, books, and resources to anyone who attends their event, which is held twice a month.

In addition, Books and Breakfast ICT also hopes to “reimagine the word ‘community’ through collaboration