We are so grateful for the continued support of our founders, partners, collaborators, and sponsors. We value their commitment to strengthening families and building a stronger, more compassionate community. We are thankful for this generosity and support as we work together to honor roots, identity and resiliency through Black children’s books and beyond.
2023 Planning Committee Members
Many thanks to all of the community organizations that have helped to make the Festival possible.
We are so grateful for the support of our funding sponsors, who are committed to strengthening families and building a stronger more compassionate community. Together, we are helping make a difference in the lives of so many while fulfilling our mission.
VIA is a nationally awarded creative agency located in Portland, Maine. They consider their location to be a valuable and inspiring asset, and their aspirations for Portland are much the same as for their clients: to grow through creativity.
As a Maine-based not-for-profit with a mission to create a healthier community, Martin’s Point delivers primary care at Health Care Centers in southern Maine and provides health plans to Medicare and military beneficiaries statewide. To further their mission, they are also deeply engaged with the greater community.