First Book provides access to new books for children in need. To date, First Book has distributed more than 90 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on
To instill a love of reading in children, dozens of programs have sprouted up around the country that have young children reading to dogs. The canine comfort melts the anxiety that sometimes thwarts progress with reading. Have a child who is scared of making mistakes? Reading With Rover, Paws to Read, Sit. Stay. Read! are some of the programs where that self-consciousness vanishes with the loyal,
Since its inception in 1994 by geriatric psychiatrist and health care pioneer Dr. Gene Cohen, Washington DC Center on Aging (WDCCA) continues to launch innovative projects that focus on older people as a national resource.
Here are some of the current intergenerational and creative projects of WDCCA.