Inspirational Barbershop In Michigan Encourages Kids To Read

With so much negative news filling up the media every single day, it is always great to get a breath of fresh air from that and hear something positive and encouraging. Thanks to this barbershop, we are able to give you just that.

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A 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.

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This idea has become very popular with both kids and parents. The parents, for educational reasons, obviouslyโ€ฆ but the kids get excited when they get two dollars back after their haircut.

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Griffin says they get tons of compliments from teachers as well who appreciate the efforts of this barbershop.

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The whole idea isnโ€™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.