The Million Word Challenge is designed to address the issue of reading proficiency and to help students develop habits that will make them successful students. Every year, families, schools, and community leaders join together to challenge Los Angeles county students, preschool through 12th grade, to read millions of words outside of the classroom. For 13 years, Families In Schools and its partners have led the Million Word Challenge, engaging hundreds of schools to promote the power of reading.
"Families In Schools is an organization that is
simply fabulous, they promote learning and
the gathering of families that is fun and
wholesome," - Ema Vega