Readers Ignite is a literacy-focused charity working to break the cycle of illiteracy by connecting at-risk children in the Chicago area to reading resources and spreading awareness.
Did you know –
- 42% of kids 6 and under are not being read to in their homes.
- Low income children are read to an average of 25 hours by the time they reach kindergarten.
- Non low-income children are read to an average of 1500-1700 hours by that same time.