Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

New State and Local Health Literacy Groups:

United Way Launches Effort To Recruit 1 Million Literacy Volunteers
http://huff.to/l9anfv
The Huffington Post
Emmeline Zhao  F
06/21/11
United Way Worldwide officially launched a three-year initiative to recruit 1 million volunteers to promote literacy among children on Tuesday, as part of its annual Day of Action events…“What’s really important to us is this research that shows that if we can get kids reading proficiently after the third grade, it changes the trajectory and long-term outcomes for education,” United Way president and CEO Brian Gallagher told The Huffington Post. “Getting more and more people involved and helping kids earlier and earlier is the main aspect of today’s event.”

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