Literacy-Video

Did you know that nearly 20% of adults in the U.S. lack basic reading skills?

Watch the video and learn more about how literacy is a very real and current social justice issue in the U.S. and abroad.

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Meet Author and Literacy Advocate, Rob Shindler

Meet Rob Shindler -- author, literacy advocate, parent, lawyer, and husband. See how passionate Rob is about literacy as he discusses his book, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers.

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"One Read" Church-Wide Read

Join the inaugural UCC's One Read in September 2014, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers.

promote-literacy

10 Ways Your Church Can Promote Literacy

Where to start? Here are suggestions for your congregation to promote and address literacy in your community.

campaign

The Campaign for 3rd Grade Reading Readiness

A child who reads on grade level by third grade is 85% more likely to graduate from high school.

word-gap

Closing the 30 Million Word Gap

In the U.S., ONE in every FOUR children grows up not knowing how to read. Are you a mother, father, aunt, uncle, grandparent, neighbor, cousin or … ? 5 Reasons to Read to a Child.

The Education Pipeline

The Education Pipeline

Low literacy puts the education pipeline at risk. See how reading skills impact high school dropout rates.

Literacy Effects on Voting

Literacy Effects on Voting

Illiterate adults are less likely to vote in elections.

The School to Prison Pipeline

The School to Prison Pipeline

"The link between academic failure and delinquency, violence, and crime is welded to reading." (The Department of Justice)

Gender Gaps

Global Illiteracy: Gender Gaps

There is a wide literacy gap between females and men.

Functionally literate

Functionally literate?

One in five Americans lack the basic skills beyond the fourth-grade level.

Literacy-Video

Did you know that nearly 20% of adults in the U.S. lack basic reading skills?

Watch the video and learn more about how literacy is a very real and current social justice issue in the U.S. and abroad.

Contact-us

Sign-up to be apart of Reading Changes Lives!

Sign-up to receive monthly updates about Reading Changes Lives, including new resources and ways to participate.

meet-author

Meet Author and Literacy Advocate, Rob Shindler

Meet Rob Shindler -- author, literacy advocate, parent, lawyer, and husband. See how passionate Rob is about literacy as he discusses his book, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers.

hot-dogs

"One Read" Church-Wide Read

Join the inaugural UCC's One Read in September 2014, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers.

promote-literacy

10 Ways Your Church Can Promote Literacy

Where to start? Here are suggestions for your congregation to promote and address literacy in your community.

campaign

The Campaign for 3rd Grade Reading Readiness

A child who reads on grade level by third grade is 85% more likely to graduate from high school.

word-gap

Closing the 30 Million Word Gap

In the U.S., ONE in every FOUR children grows up not knowing how to read. Are you a mother, father, aunt, uncle, grandparent, neighbor, cousin or … ? 5 Reasons to Read to a Child.

The Education Pipeline

The Education Pipeline

Low literacy puts the education pipeline at risk. See how reading skills impact high school dropout rates.

Literacy Effects on Voting

Literacy Effects on Voting

Illiterate adults are less likely to vote in elections.

The School to Prison Pipeline

The School to Prison Pipeline

"The link between academic failure and delinquency, violence, and crime is welded to reading." (The Department of Justice)

Gender Gaps

Global Illiteracy: Gender Gaps

There is a wide literacy gap between females and men.

Functionally literate

Functionally literate?

One in five Americans lack the basic skills beyond the fourth-grade level.

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