We believe giving the gift of reading will help young people break the cycle of poverty by gaining more ability to learn so they can get a better education, better jobs and success.
NYC, NY (PRWEB)
August 29, 2017
Dr. Arvind Philomin helped at a major event in St. Petersburg Florida, attended by national experts and VIPS to benefit the Youth Literacy Campaign and other groups in the fight against illiteracy. The annual event is sponsored by MGE Management Experts at their corporate headquarters near Tampa. This year new books and audio books will be provided to approximately 168,000 underprivileged school children nationwide.
The Youth Literacy Campaign is a program that raises money for children’s books, then through its partner programs, such as YALSA, Boy Scouts of America, the Boys and Girls Club, and Toys for Tots, helps get books into the hands of children around the United States.
A primary concern of those attending is that poverty and illiteracy are closely linked, leading to an unending, and vicious cycle in which the poor remain poor for generations. Dr. Philomin from New York City, decided to fight back to help break this cycle by joining forces with MGE Management Experts, by sponsoring the company’s semiannual Benefit Dinner to raise funds for the Improving Youth Literacy Campaign.
One notable person participating in the Benefit was Suzan Valdez. A local school board member, of the 8th largest county in the United States. Mrs. Valdez was elected to the Hillsborough County School Board in November 2004, and was re-elected to a fourth term in August 2016. She is one of seven members responsible for making policy decisions and overseeing a budget of 3 billion dollars serving…