World Read Aloud Day 2013World Read Aloud Day is Today! Read aloud at school! Read aloud at work! Read aloud at home! Read aloud berserk! Read from a book! Read from a screen! Read something nice! Read something obscene! Read if you’re young! Read if you’re old! Read from a jail! Read if you’re paroled! Read aloud wherever you are! Read aloud from a bus or a car! (as long as you’re not driving the bus or car)

Read aloud cause you’re allowed!

World Read Aloud Day was designed to take action for global literacy. LitWorld (a non-profit literacy organization) has taken on the mission to build confidence and leadership by strengthening childrens and their communities through literacy. According to LitWorld, at least 793 million people remain illiterate. Last year, World Read Aloud Day reached 65 countries, all 50 states, and hundreds of thousands of participants.

 

Register here for World Read Aloud Day 2013 and raise your voice to show the world’s children that you support their future! Check out some World Read Aloud Day activities for all ages. And check out many of LitWorld’s other projects that take place during the other 364 days of the year.

 

Borrow. Read. Return. Repeat.