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One month left to nominate a program for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award!

by Nikki Yamashiro

Does your afterschool program help middle school students develop their reading skills?  Do you volunteer with a program that taps into students’ creativity and piques their interest in writing?  We need your help to find exemplary afterschool programs that are providing strong literacy support to middle schoolers.  Nominate them today for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award and the chance to win the $10,000 award! 

The nomination period will close on Aug. 15, which leaves one month to submit your nomination and share with us the fantastic work taking place in an afterschool program in your community. 

You can find more detailed instructions for the online nomination form here

We can’t wait to hear from you! 



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