This week on Street Beat, March is National Reading Month so host Lisa Germani looks at the importance of literacy.

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First, Hilarie Chambers, the Executive Director of Reading Works Detroit, tells us how they help with adults’ literary education.

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Then Pamela Good, the president and executive director of Beyond Basics; and Javier Reed, outreach director of Beyond Basics; explain how their program helps children reach grade level and beyond in reading.

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Next, Sue Abbey, a tutor with Oakland Literacy Council; and Megumi “Meg” Nishimura, one of their students, explains the process that takes place between tutor and student.

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Finally, Shirley Oleinick, Council Co-Chair for the Storytellers Guild at the Birmingham Community House discusses how the Storytellers Guild helps children develop a love of reading.


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