Illiteracy denies a person the ability to reach his or her God-given, full potential in life. High school dropout and unemployment rates, lower income levels, poverty, poor health, and incarceration rates are all linked to illiteracy. — Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
If you can read, you can help a kid read! Click here to see a wonderful example of a church right here in Houston that’s helping students read. Check out these websites for tips and resources:
- Houston ISD Literacy Initiative: Read Houston Read
- HYPE Freedom School
- Literacy Now
- Connect 4 Literacy
- The Kids’ Reading Room
- Literacy Connexus
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