“Time Out for Black Lives” is the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s (MAAC) effort to bring attention to the greatness of black culture.
It is a website where college basketball student-athletes and coaches contribute their time and resources to read story books for children with a positive message about Black culture, justice for all and education.
The MAAC is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with NCAA Division I. Of its current 11 full members, 10 are located in three states of the northeastern United States: Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. The other member is in Maryland.
Resources for educators
Here are some resources from the MAAC and NJEA to help you with Read Across New Jersey activities.