Federal Budget Cuts Hurt Reading is Fundamental

Recent Fedral budget cuts will eliminate funding for Children First member Reading is Fundamental (RIF). “RIF’s ability to provide 4.4 million children with free books and reading encouragement from RIF programs at nearly 17,000 locations throughout the U.S. is in jeopardy,” said RIF’s CEO Carol Rasco. Each year RIF provides 4.4 million children with free books and reading encouragement from programs at nearly 17,000 locations throughout the U.S. 

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RIF President and CEO Carol Rasco speaks out about RIF’s funding - FOX News

Learn how to support RIF - RIF

RIF Elimination Equates to Higher Illiteracy in D.C. - The Washington Informer

Reading Is Fundamental Funding Eliminated - Galleycat