Explore the value of Literacy
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including literacy. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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LITERACY QUOTATIONS
20160624 friday quote
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

Charles William Eliot

20170802 wednesday quote
“The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend.”

Oliver Goldsmith

20160623 thursday quote
“Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart.”

Oprah Winfrey

20170804 friday quote
“I do believe something magical can happen when you read a good book.”

J.K. Rowling

20170801 tuesday quote
“To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.”

George Washington

20160620 monday quote alternate
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

20170803 thursday quote
“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.”

Neil Gaiman

20160621 tuesday quote
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel

20160622 wednesday quote
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”

Joseph Addison

20170731 monday quote
“A book is a device to ignite the imagination.”

Alan Bennet

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'literacy'.
Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
Pass It On®

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Your Comments
Lillian from Garner AUGUST 26, 2014
Good decisions