First and foremost I give the glory to God who is the head of my life. It's such an great honor to be selected as a Massachusetts Literacy Champion of 2017!!! I am thankful to my family, friends and for all the supporters who believe in me and the vision of Seeds of a Father. I will use this opportunity to continue the work of Seeds of a Father in Springfield and throughout the state of Massachusetts. I hope that you are able to join us on December 2, 2017 for the festivities in Boston.
Here is more information regarding what each recipient will receive:
A $1000 grant for program development
A professionally produced video to promote their organization valued at $1000
Statewide recognition as a Mass Literacy Champion
Visibility and recognition in the media
The opportunity to serve as an adviser to Mass Literacy
About the Mass Literacy Champions Awards
The Mass Literacy Champions Awards program was created in 2002 by Mass Literacy to identify, publicly recognize and support individuals who have shown exceptional commitment and results through their work in literacy education. The Champions represent the entire state of Massachusetts and the many fields of literacy education. Each has shown exceptional commitment and results through their work. 76 Mass Literacy Champions have been recognized since 2003, and together they represent the diverse literacy community that makes Massachusetts a national leader in education.