State Senator (D-4 PA) announced the opening of the inaugural “Read to Succeed” summer camps he is hosting in partnership with state Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-7 PA), as well as the start of his third annual “Read by Fourth” reading programs. As many as 350 students in Northwest Philadelphia will participate. Sen. Haywood offers these programs as part of his Reading Revolution initiative.
Six recreation centers – Belfield, Dorothy Emanuel, Finley, Lonnie Young. Pleasant and Simons – as well as Summer Fit Camp at New Covenant Church, will provide the “Read by Fourth” curriculum, which is offered in affiliation with Free Library of Philadelphia to campers for six weeks of instruction.