At a news conference on Tuesday, 7 July, Senator Art Haywood will announce the start of two new READ! by 4th sites in Northwest Philadelphia, and encourage summer reading. The new summer reading sites are the result of collaboration with AARP Experience Corps, the Free Library of Philadelphia and Dorothy Emanuel and Simons Recreation Centers.
Held during program hours at a Reading Revolution site, Senator Haywood’s conference will focus on the value of summer reading in supporting early childhood literacy and lifelong opportunity. The senator will be joined by speakers from AARP Experience Corps, the Free Library of Philadelphia and both recreation centers.
Sen. Haywood News Conference
Tuesday, 7 July
Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center
8500 Pickering Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19150
Contact: Melissa Ostroff