"My enduring passion for poetry stems directly from my initial encounter with the writings of Shel Silverstein. From the memorable lines and funny situations to the illustrations, Shel Silverstein’s books always bring me joy!"
Priscilla Del Aguila Vienrich joined RIF in 2023 as an AmeriCorps VISTA Program Coordinator for Baltimore, MD. In her role, she conducts research, supports and fosters community partnerships, and supports the successful implementation of RIF’s initiatives that aid in children’s literacy. Prior to RIF, Priscilla has been a K-12 educator, academic researcher, and has traveled the world while teaching English abroad. She holds a B.A in Global Studies with minors in Anthropology, Political Science, History, and Sociology from Warren Wilson College. In addition to RIF, she's a full-time artist and writer.