The Friday Notebook Project – About Us
is to support a more just, inclusive, and sustainable society by creating writing and learning communities for people with a wide range of backgrounds and abilities.
is to share with teachers, specialists, librarians, and program staff a simple yet highly effective approach to writing that boosts literacy, learning, and engagement for children, teens, and young adults.
stories and writing as a pathway to identity, voice, and agency in the world. Helping children and teens know that their stories matter can be a life-changing experience.
Kathy Dunn, Founder and Director of The Friday Notebook, has worked with creative writing as an instrument for personal, community, and organizational growth for over 25 years. With a depth of experience in education and workforce development, she has introduced children, teens, adults, and seniors to the Friday Notebook approach to writing, learning, and discovery – in private, educational, and community settings. Kathy has a B.A. in Education, an M.Ed. in Counseling, and an M.S. in Organization and Management.