Archive for November, 2009

Read to Grow with Edward M. Kennedy Jr.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Read to Grow, whose executive director Susanne Santangelo is a Greater New Haven Literacy Coalition board member, held its annual luncheon on November 13. This year’s event featured Edward M. Kennedy Jr.

A New Haven Register article appeared the next day:

“Kennedy Recalled at Literacy Group’s Annual Luncheon”
http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2009/11/14/news/new_haven/a3-neread.txt

For more on Read to Grow’s early literacy work, see:
http://www.readtogrow.org/

Literacy News

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

* Tomas Miranda received a Hispanic Leadership in Education award from the Hispanic Professional Network of Connecticut in September 2009.

* Junta for Progressive Action marked its 40th anniversary at an October 2 event and was featured in a New Haven Register article:

http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2009/10/05/news/new_haven/a1_mon_junta40.txt

* An October 29 Literacy Forum (previewed in an October 18 post to this blog) was described in New Haven Independent and New Haven Register articles below:

http://www.newhavenindependent.org/archives/2009/11/literacy_coalit_1.php

http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2009/10/26/life/announcements/doc4ae5849ac2e15633638488.txt

* Read to Grow and R.J. Julia Booksellers have been selected to receive the Clifford W. Beers “Kids Are Our Business” service award on November 20. Also, Read to Grow will host Ted Kennedy Jr. as speaker at its annual luncheon on November 13.

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