Community, Diversity & Inclusion . By Maya Smart | November 09 , 2015

Nonprofit Spotlight: Why I Support Breakthrough Austin

I appreciated the opportunity to speak at Breakthrough Austin’s Beat the Odds Benefit. I shared my newcomer’s perspective on

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Parent-School Partnership, Community, Diversity & Inclusion . By Maya Smart | October 21 , 2015

How To Address Misleading History in Texas Textbooks

I had the honor of participating in a lively discussion on HuffPost Live recently about an outcry over the misrepresentation of

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Zora’s 4th Birthday Party

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Community, Author & Leader Interviews . By Maya Smart | September 23 , 2015

Heather Bellino: Ending Domestic Violence

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Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | September 09 , 2015

On Protesting Whitewashed Reading Lists

Instead, I found the same old, same old: an overwhelmingly white and male list.  It featured just three women authors —

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Kids Books, Community, Diversity & Inclusion . By Maya Smart | July 20 , 2015

Summer Reading: 5 Amazing Books for Amazing Girls

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A Farewell to Remember

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Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Library & Literacy Advocacy . By Maya Smart | March 09 , 2015

In Praise of Diverse Books for Children

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Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Library & Literacy Advocacy, Author & Leader Interviews . By Maya Smart | November 07 , 2014

How Katie Meyler Fights for Girls in Liberia

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The Richmond Christmas Mother Fund

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