“In order to promote literacy within his community, barber Courtney Holmes of Spark Family Hair Salon started a program that gives free haircuts to children who read to him while getting their hair cut. This challenge not only helps promote literacy, but it also helps children practice their reading so that they can earn better test scores.”


#BarberReadingChallenge Encourages Community Literacy

The #BarberReadingChallenge, where local barbers give free haircuts to children while they read, is starting a conversation about the possibility of community literacy.

Source: emertainmentmonthly.com/2015/10/06/barberreadingchallenge-encourages-community-literacy/



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