In June 2009, Read to Succeed Buffalo hosted the Right to Literacy Convention in Buffalo where a declaration proclaiming the Right to Literacy was drafted and signed.
Inspired by the 1848 Womens Rights Convention in Sence Falls, the Right to Literacy Declaration has since traveled the country, gaining support and momentum for the literacy movement in America. Produced by Literacy Powerline, this video tells ths story.
Helene Kramer, executive director, and Michael Benzin, director of development, meet with WNY Tonight Host Tammie Lee Demler to talk about the importance of early literacy. Read to Succeed Buffalo can be found onine at http://www.rtsb.org
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