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The Ability to Read

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006 - 9:00am
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It's a simple thing, but those who can't do it may not be able to find a job, shop for groceries or even navigate public transportation. It's the ability to read. 30 million Americans read below the basic level. In Cuyahoga County, one expert says more than 200,000 residents are under-employed because of their inability to read well. Join us for a conversation about battling illiteracy.


Literacy - Deborah McHamm, A Cultural Exchange; Catherine Thomas, Executive.Director, Cleveland Reads; Cheryl Borovitcky, Love of Literacy Conference organizer. OU Troubles - New York Times reporter Christopher Maag