Big Shots

BIG SHOTS: a series of profiles featuring exceptional individuals affiliated with the Brooke Jackman Foundation and childhood literacy: readers, writers, mothers, children, administrators and more. Working with such exemplary teachers and learners year after year has helped transform the books and school supplies that BJF donates into but one essential part of a diverse community of New Yorkers united by a shared love of literacy.


Family Literacy Program PS 34: Genie Martinez discusses how the Brooke Jackman Foundation has helped her children Alexis, Angelyn and Aviana Bartolomey.


Charley Bednarsh: Director of Children’s Services at New York City Family Justice Center – Brooklyn, NY