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To improve reading skills in low-income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment.

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Celebrating 8 Years of Promoting Literacy May 4

Reflections from the CEO: I started the Freedom Readers organization 8 years ago to help kids read better. This mission grew out of my own realization that reading has shaped me in significant ways over the years. Beginning when I was very young growing up in a house on a dirt road, books changed my world view. My dad, who was born in the segregated south in 1935, and who left school after finishing the 8th grade, read me bedtime stories nightly. He later explained that it was his own mother who had taught him how to read before he … Continue reading


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