Waterford.org Offers Free Access to “The Right to Read” Film during National Summer Learning Week


TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (July 7, 2023) — Waterford.org, a national not-for-profit organization committed to providing equitable access to proven early education programs, is excited to announce its sponsorship of a week-long screening of “The Right to Read” film during National Summer Learning Week. The on-demand film, featuring Waterford.org Executive Director Dr. Benjamin Heuston and the heartwarming story of a Waterford family, sheds light on the significance of early literacy and declares it as the greatest civil rights issue of our time.

From July 10-16, individuals and communities are invited to watch “The Right to Read” on-demand, courtesy of Waterford.org. Viewing passes are now available.

Click this link to watch July 11-13 (invitation code: TRT-WRI)
Click this link to watch July 14-16 (invitation code: TRT-WRIE)

“The Right to Read” encapsulates the profound impact of early education and emphasizes the need to ensure every child has access to quality literacy programs. By offering free access to this inspiring documentary, Waterford.org aims to raise awareness and promote meaningful dialogue about the importance of early education for all children.

“We firmly believe that early literacy is a fundamental right for every child,” Waterford.org President and CEO Andy Myers said. “Through ‘The Right to Read,’ we hope to ignite a national conversation about the crucial role of early education in shaping the future of our children and our society. We invite everyone to join us during National Summer Learning Week to watch the film and become advocates for early education.”

Waterford.org invites participants to share their thoughts and insights after viewing the film by tagging @waterfordorg on Twitter and using the hashtags #RightToRead and #EarlyEducationForEveryone.

Join Waterford.org in celebrating National Summer Learning Week and raising awareness about the transformative power of early literacy. Together, we can ensure that every child has an equal opportunity to thrive and succeed.

About Waterford.org

Waterford.org is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing equitable access to proven, early education programs for children and the adults who support them. Waterford.org leverages technology and research-based curriculum to help children develop essential early literacy and math skills. With a mission to enable the success of every child, Waterford.org is committed to breaking down barriers and ensuring equitable access to quality education.


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