Reading Matters 2020

The national 2020 election conversation has begun, and candidates from across all party lines are making their top issues clear. Alarmingly absent in the dialogue is the literacy crisis our nation is facing. 

Reading is the foundation for learning, maximizing opportunities in life, and advancing the pursuit of a well-balanced society. That’s why Reading Partners is launching a nonpartisan campaign to ensure voters of all stripes are hyper-aware of the critical role reading plays in ensuring bright futures for US students.

Let’s rally together to strengthen our communities by advocating for early literacy education.

Take action:

CONTRIBUTE

Become a volunteer tutor or donor with a proven program like Reading Partners and help young students build the reading skills and confidence they will need to reach their full potential.

SHARE

Share the campaign video with your network to spread the word about the positive ripple effect that comes from helping a child learn to read.

ADVOCATE

Sign the petition urging CNN to ask about the literacy crisis during the next presidential debate.

Tell your local, state, and national elected officials that literacy is an important issue they cannot ignore.

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