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SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE! TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019 FREADOM® FUNDRAISER FOR KIDS - Opening Avenues of Opportunity Through Books COCKTAIL RECEPTION Fun, Food, Entertainment 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chief O'Neill's Restaurant and Pub 3471 N. Elston Avenue Chicago, IL 60618 STAY...

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Father’s Day

When you choose The Freadom® Road Foundation as your Amazon Smile charitable partner, your gifts for Fathers Day "magically"  transforms - without cost to you - into a gift for a needy child in our program. What could be easier, more economical and more caring? Here's...

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FOUNDATION OF FOUNDATION

We join the Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Boston Children's Hospital in honoring its founder T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. who would have celebrated his 101st birthday May 10, 2019.The life's work of Dr. Brazelton "one of the world's best-known pediatricians and child...

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A MEETING OF MINDS

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 Angie and Maria met at The Learning Center's "Sharing Our Gifts" Fundraiser at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park, Illinois. Established by the parishioners of St. Luke in River Forest, Illinois and the Sisters of the Sinsinawa Dominican...

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WIN WIN WIN

As part of The Freadom® Road Foundation's Collaborative Partnership with renowned family support organization Family Focus Englewood (Chicago), Sujin B. E. Huggins Ph.D, Associate Professor of Information Studies at Dominican University, (River Forest, IL) and...

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A CALL for FRIENDS of FREADOM®

Do you care about children at risk of academic and societal failure? Do you believe reading offers a way out of the tragic futures these failures predict? Do you want to take action to change those futures? If so, join us at a meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2019 from...

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FREADOM® FUNDRAISER FOR KIDS

SAVE THE DATE!  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019  FREADOM® FUNDRAISER FOR KIDS - Helping kids at risk succeed in school and in life COCKTAIL RECEPTION Fun, Food, Entertainment 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chief O'Neill's Restaurant and Pub 3471 N. Elston Avenue Chicago, IL 60618...

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BASKETS, BUNNIES, AND BOOKS

What? Pretty baskets of plush bunnies and Spring blossoms hiding behind them - in a nest of colorful paper grass - a treasure trove of early literacy-related supplies including: books, coloring books, first words, numbers, and shapes flash cards, crayons, pencils,...

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EASY AS ZERO To THREE

The Zero To Three Organization is the national, cutting edge source for information on early childhood development. Their video "A Window To The World: Promoting Early Language and Literacy Development" shows that investing efforts and resources in a child's language...

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Remembering a Legend

In honor of the fourth and final week of African American History Month, February 2019, we are honoring Dr. Margaret Burroughs and posting a video of her reading her poem "My Philosophy".A legend - even in her own time - was Dr. Margaret Taylor Goss Burroughs. She was...

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Hey Black Child

To celebrate the third week of African American History Month, February 2019, we are posting a video of "HistoryMaker" Useni Eugene Perkins reading his poem "Hey Black Child." The poem calls to Black children to learn all they can, to be all they can be and so...

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In the Beginning Was The Word

Over and over we read stories of those who found their way out of illiteracy by using a dictionary as the break out tool in their struggle to learn and succeed. The story of Malcolm X is perhaps the best known. Illiterate and incarcerated, he taught himself to read...

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