The ability to read and understand and then apply that knowledge enables people to navigate through life. As such, literacy and education are critical components of poverty reduction.
At age 3, children need to develop the vocabulary they need to be school-ready at age 6, and to be able to successfully make the shift at age 9 from learning to read, to reading to learn—so they can succeed in school and in life. Enough for All Champion Calgary Reads believes in the value of literacy and discusses different ways to support early childhood learning. Their 3-6-9 Series delves into topics that discuss the value of literacy and learning in the early years.
Early learning influences adulthood success, so one of our greatest assets against adulthood poverty is early education.