November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Ohio Storytime Turns Into Life-Changing Program for Low-income Families

When she realized an entire community of 75 kids younger than five weren’t having their basic needs met, one determined children’s librarian worked a minor miracle in the form of a program called Play, Grow, and Learn.

Many Low-Income Families “Under-Connected” to Internet, Survey Finds

According to research out of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, a third of low-income families have only mobile Internet access. Of the rest, many have outdated home computers and slow, spotty connections.