Read Across Jamaica Day: May 9, 2017

Kingston, Jamaica, 1 May 2017 — The Read Across Jamaica Foundation invites the Caribbean
community to kick off Child’s Month with literacy awareness activities promoting the theme: “Literacy Matters: Read Alouds Promote Collaboration and Confidence in Children” during Education Week. This year, Read Across Jamaica Day will be celebrated island wide on Tuesday, 9 May 2017.

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Volunteer opportunity

Service Learning Volunteer Opportunity

Read Across Jamaica Foundation is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as Literacy Ambassadors. Please share this information with any professionals, authors, librarians, educators or students you feel may be interested in participating and/or giving back in service to Jamaica.

Journey to Jamaica 2017

Read Across Jamaica is an international literacy program formed to foster a love of reading in children in Jamaica and the Diaspora. Since 2003 we have been collecting and distributing books to schools in Jamaica and engaging young people in literacy activities during our yearly trips to the island.