First R finding new ways to support literacy on Cape Ann

Cape Ann’s First R Foundation, a grass-roots literacy initiative, is working to ensure the power of words will not be lost on youngsters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program, now in its 18th year, has pivoted to ensure that books get into the hands of youngsters and that the children see that community members and leaders care enough to read to them — albeit virtually for the time being.

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