WKRC. (2019, September 18). Local program promoting literacy by encouraging families to read to children. Retrieved September 19, 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is working with local businesses and community groups to boost early literacy by helping parents read to their children. The hospital’s Reach Out and Read program distributes children’s books to parents — particularly those living in poverty — and encourages them to read the books at home.

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