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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Sharing a love of reading

New Haven Superintendent of School Reginald Mayo and Connecticut Child Advocate Jeanne Milstein spoke to the Jewish Coalition for Literacy volunteer reading partners June 11.
The volunteers read weekly in New Haven Public Schools to help children experience to joy of reading and improving their English language skills, coalition officials said.

Pictured, l to r, are Brenda Brenner, JCL coordinator, Pat DeMaio, executive director of the New Haven School Foundation, Mayo and Milstein.

Mayo and Milstein relayed the importance of reading with the children and helping them increase their vocabulary. They praised the volunteers for consistency and being dependable.

Anyone interested in volunteering to read with the children should contact bbrenner@jewishnewhaven.org or (203) 387-2424, ex. 308.

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