Article: Oakland NAACPs Literacy Campaign, Why it Matters, How you can Help

by | Sep 22, 2021 | Accessibility, Advocacy and Legal, Assesment and Screening, Community Events, Dyslexia, Early Childhood, Education, Social Justice

Much love to Oakland’s NAACP.  They are taking on the issues that actually matter to families and making a difference.  This was on full display at a packed West Oakland Library, where Education chair Kareem Weaver rolled out the NAACP’s education agenda, and it’s all about literacy

“By and large, Black and Brown children cannot read in Oakland, and elsewhere.  And while we can come up with a list of excuses, we haven’t done what we need to assure that they are properly taught. “

You can see some video here. And the presentation here.

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