Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's birthday
BookPALS helps more than 2,000 kids per week improve their reading
In 1997, the National Education Association created “Read Across America” day as an initiative on reading for elementary school children. It’s observed across the country on March 2, which is the famed children’s author Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
And here in the Coachella Valley it’s a very important day for the volunteer readers who are part of Coachella Valley Bookpals and their leader, Tere Britton, who founded the nonprofit 13-years-ago. NBC Cares
Short Film Lab is underway
Our group will make a short film this year and we are looking for crew! So, If you'd like to join us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org