SMART (Start Making A Reader Today), the Oregon statewide early literacy nonprofit organization, was named the recipient of the 2014 Library of Congress Literacy Award. The Read-Aloud Volunteer Program is modeled after SMART.
The Library of Congress honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States or abroad. The American Prize is awarded to an organization that has made a significant and measureable contribution to increasing literacy levels or the national awareness of the importance of literacy.
To learn more, please visit: http://www.read.gov