Description: A program that creates and enhances classrooms and libraries in under-resourced NYC public schools by an annual citywide book drive.
Project Cicero also donates books to early learning centers, after-school programs, and wherever else there is an educational need. The program has placed nearly one million books in 5,500 classrooms, reaching an estimated 180,000 children.
Project Cicero is a partnership of the New York Society Library, Children for Children Foundation, Vornado Realty Trust, and the New York Post, in association with the NYC Teaching Fellows and Teach for America.
Type of organization: Nonprofit