The Council for Economic Opportunities’ Dr. Thea Wilson, Vice President for Children and Families, joined Channel 3 News Today personality Tiffany Tarplay for the channel’s new “We The People” show, to talk about the importance of reading to your child.

Dr. Wilson was accompanied by Renee Ayers, a grandmother who shares how she fostered the love of reading in her own children and grandchildren. The two talked about the importance of literacy and introducing children of all ages – including those still in the womb! – to reading.

You can view the entire segment here.

Slavic Village, home to CEOGC’s Villa Head Start Center, is the nation’s first “Little Free Library” neighborhood. Later this week, Villa Head Start students and their families, WKYC and other Slavic Village community members will gather for an event to showcase the Little Free Library. Keep checking our website for an update on that event!