New Book Release and Signing: “Spare Change” by Students at the Challenging Minds School of Media and Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 11/25/2014 – – Grounded Development Public Relations manages and oversees communication and public relation matters on behalf of the I AM Project for Literacy.

The I AM Project for Literacy is dedicated to advocating literacy, entrepreneurship and self-accountability by inspiring the youth to aim high and respect intelligence along with themselves. It is our goal to strengthen communities and households throughout the country, and the world with intentions to convert followers into leaders and inferior minds into innovative thinkers. The I AM Project for Literacy has teamed up with Challenging Minds School of Media & Technology and Cool Kids Give to for an opportunity that encourages participants to add a significant title to their resume, a published author. Apprehensive in the beginning, the students gradually came around as they learned the process of publishing, character development, the importance of vocabulary improvement and creativity. It was a journey to say the least but from their hard work and dedication, "Spare Change" manifested.

Tuesday, December 2nd from 5pm-8pm, the first time authors and students of Challenging Minds School of Media & Technology will be signing copies of their new anthology "Spare Change" and receiving a certificate of appreciation from the City of Carson for their hard work and completion of the I AM Project for Literacy writer’s workshop and program. The event will take place at the Southbay Pavillion Mall located at 20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson, Ca. 90746.

Spare Change represents sparing change in one’s life. Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual and mistakes are common on the journey to discovering our purpose. This breakout volume, written by students from the Challenging Minds School of Media & Technology proves that everyone has a story in them. From poems to exciting short stories, these students have stepped up to the plate, challenged their writing and creative capabilities and penned an excellent collection of literary works. This book has spoken word, comedic material and drama that is filled with thought provoking endings that will pull you into their world. Spare Change vol. 1 is the perfect kick starter for this series and these students have stepped out of their comfort zone, accepted a challenge and in the process added "authors to their reputation!

Orders ofSpare Change can be purchased on Additionally, if you’re interested in getting involved with the I AM Project’s campaigns and/or writer’s workshops then please visit the website. Lastly,Author RJ Tolson will also be making a special guest appearance and speaking about his journey as an author and musician. He is a world traveler, composer and businessman with a wealth of knowledge who encourages the youth to never give up on his dreams.


Michael Mcgrew


SOURCE: Legacy Publishing Group

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