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WIN WIN WIN

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®

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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‘Twas Two Days Before Christmas…

‘Twas Two Days Before Christmas…

Last Minute Amazon shoppers - Remember!"When you shop. Amazon gives."When you choose The Freadom® Road Foundation as your Amazon Smile charitable partner, your gift to a loved one "magically"  transforms - without cost to you - into a gift for a needy child in our...

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NEW YORK CONNECTIONS

NEW YORK CONNECTIONS

Pictured left to right: John Bunn and Liska BlodgettOn Monday, December 3, 2018, a landmark meeting took place in New York City. Maria Hayley, founder of The Freadom® Road Foundation, headquartered in Chicago, met with John Bunn, founder of the Brooklyn, New York...

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LOST,  then FOUND

LOST, then FOUND

An opportunity to visit New York City became the opportunity for The Freadom® Road Foundation's President Maria Hayley to visit the New York Public Library.On Thursday, November 29, 2018, she was happily "lost" in the treasure trove of this world-renowned...

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