Georgia Council on Literacy Announces Statewide Literacy Campaign During GMA Convention in Savannah

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SAVANNAH, Ga. - eTradeWire -- Understanding that literacy is not just a fundamental aspect of learning, but also a key driver of economic development, the Georgia Council on Literacy is set to unveil the Georgia Reads Campaign at the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah, Georgia, June 24, 2024.The Georgia Reads Campaign is launching to raise awareness about the need to improve reading skills in all age groups, encourage activities to increase literacy rates and recognize community partnerships that are actively contributing to a more literate Georgia.

GMA and its nonprofit, Georgia City Solutions, Malcolm Mitchell, and the Share the Magic Foundation are partners in the initiative.

The official announcement will feature an inspiring message from Malcolm Mitchell, who will be leading the Georgia Reads Campaign as its Coach. Mitchell is a Super Bowl champion, author, speaker, visionary of the youth literacy initiative "Read with Malcolm" and Founder and CEO of the Share the Magic Foundation. Additionally, Mitchell will facilitate a discussion on literacy with a panel of distinguished leaders.

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Event Details:

What:
     Official Announcement of the Georgia Reads Campaign

When:     Monday, June 24, 2024, 8:30 a.m.

Where:    Savannah Convention Center |1 International Dr, Savannah, GA 31421

Who:       Georgia Council on Literacy, Georgia City Solutions,
Georgia Municipal Association.

Speakers:
  • Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia Reads Coach, Super Bowl champion, author, and literacy advocate.
  • Honorable Jon Burns, Speaker of Georgia House of Representatives
  • Dayle Burns, First Lady of the House of Representatives
  • Senator Billy Hickman, District 4 Stateboro, Chair of Senate Higher Education Comte.
  • Scott Johnson, Chairman, Georgia Council on Literacy
  • Larry Hanson, CEO and Executive Director, GMA

For more information about the Georgia Reads Campaign or to schedule an interview, please contact Latisha Gray at 404-809-9457 or Irene Munn at 404-561-5940.  To learn more about the Georgia Reads Campaign, visit: https://gosa.georgia.gov/georgia-council-literacy.

Media Contact
Latisha Gray
***@gacities.com
4048099457


Source: Georgia Municipal Association

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