Members of the 2013 Leadership Columbia Class are taking literacy head on this year and have targeted three Richland 1 elementary schools in a newly announced reading initiative.
Bradley, John P. Thomas and South Kilbourne elementary schools have been tapped for the Leading by Reading project that was revealed Wednesday.
The program will operate alongside the Midlands Reading Consortium and aims to recruit more volunteers readers and tutors while creating more nurturing spaces intended to get children excited about reading.
Leading by Reading is the major outreach of this year’s Leadership Columbia Class, which offers civic training and networking for young professionals and existing and emerging community leaders.
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