Company Highlights

1. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva successfully launched a Kickstarter project – July 2014.

2. Building Voices is steadily gaining interest from teachers, parents, authors, and fans of children’s literature.  They have over 150 likes on Facebook, 120 followers on Twitter, and over 6,000 views on Google Plus – October 2014.

3. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva’s article, “Try, Try Again” was published in the IBPA’s Independent Magazine – October 2014.

4. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva and over 30 children’s authors attend a book signing event at Encino Charter Elementary – February 2015.

5. Broccoli Chronicles was one of the finalists in the Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards – March 2015.

6. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva takes picture with award-winning author, writing mentor, and UCLA Writers’ Program professor, Lynn Hightower at the Santa Monica Barnes and Noble – March 2015.

7. Chapman University Alumni wrote an article about CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva – April 2015.

8. Building Voices’ illustrator, Alvina Kwong was featured in the Big Bear Grizzly – April 2015.

9. Broccoli Chronicles won the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award in Children’s Fiction – May 2015.

10. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva attends California Authors Event at the Merced Fair – June 2015.

11. Broccoli Chronicles won Honorable Mention in the 2014 Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards – June 2015.

12. CSUDH Alumni features CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva on their online newsletter – June 2015.

13. SJSU’s Washington Square Magazine features CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva in their online edition – June 2015.

14. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva’s article, “Feedback That’s Fulfilling” was published in the IBPA’s Independent Magazine – July 2015.

15. Building Voices is a Featured Member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) – July 2015.

16. Book Reader Magazine displays interview of CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva on their website – July 2015.

17. Independent Publishing Now (IBPA’s e-newsletter) features Authorpreneur Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva in their newsletter – July 2015.

18. Book Goodies displays interview of CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva on their website – July 2015.

19. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva takes picture with Actress Garcelle Beauvais at the 2015 Leimert Park Book Festival – July 2015.

20. Building Voices partners with Read Aloud to encourage kids to read at least 15 minutes per day – August 2015.

21. UCLA Writers’ Program publish success story about CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva – September 2015.

22. Building Voices attends the 2015 Orange County Children’s Book Festival – October 2015.

23. Broccoli Chronicles won the silver 2015 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Juvenile Fiction – October 2015.

24. Building Voices launched Reading Builds Character, a national reading initiative – November 2015.

25. CEO Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva and over 30 children’s authors attend the 2nd annual book signing event at Encino Character Elementary – December 2015.

26. Alvina Kwong and Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva were invited to the Chino Hills Barnes and Noble for a book signing – December 2015.

27. Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva and Alving Kwong participated in a second book event at the Chino Hills Barnes and Noble – April 2016.

28. Alving Kwong and Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva held a book event at the Rancho Cucamonga Barnes and Noble – June 2016.

29. Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva attended a book signing at the Merced Barnes and Noble – June 2016.

30. Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva and Alving Kwong attended a book signing at the Torrance Barnes and Noble – August 2016.



Building Voices

Building Voices

Building Voices™ is an independent publishing company that specializes in Children’s Fiction and Non-Fiction resources for home and school. Our mission is to build soft voices into outspoken leaders. Get involved in Reading Builds Character, our reading program and nationwide initiative. Check out our award-winning Broccoli Chronicles! We tweet at @buildingvoices.

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