ABOUT BARABARA BUSH HOUSTON LITERACY FOUNDATION:
The mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life for Houstonians of all ages through the power of literacy—the ability to read, write, speak clearly, and think critically.
INCREASE AWARENESS: Serve as a champion for the literacy cause in Houston by uniting literacy organizations around common messages and consistent data and providing timely and relevant information to the community.
MOBILIZE VOLUNTEERS: Expand the capacity of school districts, libraries, and nonprofit literacy service providers across Houston to boost literacy rates through the use of volunteers who give of their time and talent.
CONTRIBUTE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION: Spawn innovation and issue literacy-focused publications on pertinent topics that inform constituents of effective strategies and tools to increase literacy skill development and
INVEST IN COMMUNITY IMPACT: Provide financial and other resources in support of neighborhood-based collective impact efforts that bring together cross-stakeholders focused on improving literacy rates and breaking the cycle of poverty.
More Information available at www.bushhoustonliteracy.org