via Bored PandaA barbershop located in Michigan actually cuts their prices down for kids who can come in and read out loud to the barber. The inspiration behind this? Barber, Ryan Griffin.
via Bored PandaThis idea has become very popular with both kids and parents. The parents, for educational reasons, obviously… but the kids get excited when they get two dollars back after their haircut.
via Bored PandaGriffin says they get tons of compliments from teachers as well who appreciate the efforts of this barbershop.
via Bored PandaThe whole idea isn’t just to encourage literacy. This barbershop provides service to diverse communities and the books provided to the kids to read are all positive images of different African Americans.