Starting a Literacy Program from Scratch

On this week’s podcast, Tony is joined by Anna Paul, the Director of a less than two year old literacy program based in Clark County, Washington called, Read Northwest. Their slogan is, “Word by Word, Life by Life.”

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Learning from EnrichedNYC with Mary Cantwell

Our first featured national leader, activist and thinker in the movement to transform literacy in America is Mary Cantwell, the co-founder of EnrichedNYC and OnWords. Mary is based in New York and her enthusiasm and effervescence is matched only by her clarity and thoughtfulness. Please join us for this stimulating conversation. Learn more at enrichednyc.com

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A Seattle Story

Roy Chang, a former pastor and lifelong education activist, looked across the greater Seattle area and saw too many schools with struggling students. His solution: start School Connect Washington. Listen to hear his fight for teach every kid to read.

Roy Chang, a former pastor and lifelong education activist, looked across the greater Seattle area and saw too many schools with struggling students.  His solution:  start School Connect Washington.  Listen to hear his fight for teach every kid to read.

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DIY Literacy Program

In Jeff Johnson’s small community there was no established “reader buddy” program. Listen to today’s short conversation as Tony and Jeff discuss this fun, fumbling and ultimately successful story of one man’s desire to fight illiteracy in his community.

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