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Phi Kappa Phi Celebrates National Literacy Month

by Marla Elsea | Sep 01, 2020

phi kappa phi literacy supportSeptember is National Literacy Month, and Tuesday, Sept. 8 marks the celebration of International Literacy Day. The worldwide event's goal is to draw attention to the importance of literacy and build a more literate society.

As part of Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing support of education and lifelong learning, the Society will devote the entire month to literacy awareness. Want to join us in our month-long celebration? Here are some ways to get involved:

  • Follow our blog as we highlight various literacy projects from our 2020 Literacy Grant recipients.
  • Connect with us on social media to share your literacy initiatives with us using #PKPLovesLiteracy.
  • Join the conversation in our online community to tell us about literacy initiatives championed by you or your chapter.
  • Sign up to receive a reminder when our Literacy Grant applications open for next year.
  • Consider a literacy-based project such as a book drive for your chapter’s Fall Service Project.
  •  Read about our 2020 Literacy Grant recipients and learn about their projects.

International Literacy Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization as a way to promote awareness about and find solutions for illiteracy. Since its creation in 1966, the day has been celebrated internationally each year.

We look forward to celebrating literacy and our love of learning all month long, and we hope you’ll join us!

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  1. Neeta Sane | Sep 03, 2020
    National Family Literacy Month! A great opportunity for us to honor the tradition of reading as a family of FIT!

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