Unified Action – April 2011 – Support The Children’s Reading Foundation Kick-off

Sponsored by The Children’s Reading Foundation of Doña Ana County
For more information send email to Jan Reed and visit them on the Web

Upon completion of this action, please send an “I did it!” to
unifiedaction@pva-nm.org.

What We Are Asking

Attend The Children’s Reading Foundation Kick-off

Friday, May 13, 9 a.m.
O’Donnell Hall on the NMSU campus

then read to a class of children in one of our elementary schools
at 11 a.m. (You will receive your school assignment after the Kick-off and a book will be waiting for you in the office when you arrive at the school.)

OR

If you cannot attend, please consider contributing to The Children’s Reading Foundation to support the Ready! for Kindergarten program. Your tax-deductible check can be made out to:

The Children’s Reading Foundation of Doña Ana County
c/o Dr. Douglas Hoffman
9477 Wind Dancer Trail
Las Cruces, NM 88011

The Issue

The Children’s Reading Foundation of Doña Ana County is a community-driven, county-wide movement to improve early childhood literacy so that every child learns to read early and well. It is well known that reading proficiency in early grades influences later achievement (including high school graduation).

We would like to increase awareness about this program. An enthusiastic turnout at the kick-off event on May 13 will show that there is strong community support for this important effort.

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