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Bring a Children’s Book or Two to Cloud Foundry Summit. Here’s Why.

Did you know about the Linux Foundation’s literacy initiative Tux’s Bookworms? Our goal is to collect 20,000 children’s books this year via attendee book donations at our conferences worldwide. These books will be donated to children in local areas of each conference. Help us reach our goal!

How to Participate: Bring one (or more!) of the following types of books with you to Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley June 13-15. A donation station will be set up in the Literary Cafe in The Foundry (Halls A & B) where you can personalize your books with a message and drop them off.

Types of Books: Children’s books of all kinds, including books in Spanish and books for young readers (ages 0 – 8). We can’t accept textbooks, encyclopedias or adult books.

Don’t have time to buy books before you leave? Visit one of these local bookshops during your time at Summit, or have Amazon ship your books to your hotel room.

All books will be donated to the Children’s Book Project in San Francisco, California at the conclusion of the event.

Literacy is at the heart of learning – and access to books at an early age directly correlates to academic success and development of important soft skills including self-confidence, independence, tolerance and understanding. Help us provide books to children in low-income areas and contribute to the development of future generations when you register for Cloud Foundry Summit!

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As Senior Marketing Manager of Cloud Foundry Foundation, Caitlyn runs content and manages diversity programming.