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A Question of Literacy

Kids who are strong readers do better in school, and are better prepared to live successful lives. The statistics are unequivocal. Our prisons are filled with young people who are functionally illiterate. The question at the forefront of the work that I do is centered on how to compete with the multiple distractions kids...

SAG Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation From Rise Up Foundation

Rise Up Foundation donates $100,000 to SAG Foundation BookPALS program

LOS ANGELES (January 14, 2015) – The Rise Up Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Screen Actors Guild Foundation to support its signature children’s literacy program BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and launch a year-long literacy campaign.  The campaign is aimed at raising awareness and advancing the cause of children’s literacy in hundreds...