BOOKS ARE THE BRIDGE TO OPPORTUNITY
Project 500 is an initiative to give families access to the necessary tools to literacy by helping them build an in-home library of 500 books. Studies show that when kids have 500 books or more in their homes, their education is boosted 3.2 years on average.
HOW IT WORKS
*Family scholarly culture and educational success: Books and schooling in 27 nations
** Donald Hernandez, Double Jeopardy
*** One World Literacy Foundation
**** US Department of Education