December Newsletter: We Had a Whale of a Year 🐳

Letter from the Executive Director: MOI has updated our mission, and we see mission moments all around us.

Porthole into Programming: The students we work alongside teach us something new every day. What have you learned?

In the News: Our Board Chair, Kathy Thomforde, has been named a Nonprofit Board Member of the Year finalist.

Ways to Get Involved: Donate to the Voyage Fund to match the efforts and gifts of authors Kate DiCamillo, Jon Scieszka, and Marlon James.

Student Spotlight: "Untitled," by Rihanna. (Hint: It's a poem about snow!)

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What'd I Miss? Kate DiCamillo and Dave Eggers.

Kate DiCamillo took the stage with Dave for a question and answer session. The two gushed over each other’s accomplishments, poked fun, reflected on the state of our world, and generously offered hope and direction for youth aspiring to someday be in their shoes. 

The three Young Authors’ Book Project 9th grade student authors from Como Park Senior High School were sitting wide-eyed in the front row, taking it all in, before it was their turn to speak.

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