Eddie Connor

Opening A New World Though Story ‘Boys 2 Books’ Gives Safe Haven For Learning

Eddie Connor said he makes sure the young men can connect to what they read.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

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Take A Run And Support Literacy

Support local literacy efforts by participating in the annual run2read event.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2013

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Metro Detroit’s Biggest & Best Used Book Sale, Bookstock, Returns

Bookstock is back, celebrating 11 years of supporting the need to read.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Sylvia Hubbard

Detroit Literacy Champion Loses Home In Fire

A well-known Detroit literacy advocate suffered a devastating fire that has left her homeless, and the community is reaching out to help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

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WSU Releases Annual List Of ‘Words Worth Reviving’

Some great words that have been tossed aside in the English language could be making a comeback.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013


‘Reading Works’ Aims To Raise Level Of Adult Literacy

The organization’s 80 by ’20 initiative works to ensure 80 percent of metro Detroiters are functionally literate by 2020.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

Report: Nearly Half Of Detroiters Can’t Read

According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are “functionally illiterate.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011


Rotary “Shares & Cares” Breakfast Raises More Than $4,000 to Support Literacy

More than 120 people who attended a free breakfast fundraiser, hosted by the Rotary Club of Dearborn, opened up their wallets and purses to help Pro-Literacy Detroit, Michigan’s largest literacy agency which provides services to adult learners.



Building Language For Literacy

For younger children, building the connection between sounds and letters helps build the foundations of future reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2011