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February 14, 2001 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to stem childhood illiteracy, Mayor Richard Riordan on Tuesday unveiled a new city program that is expected to place more than 1,000 mentors in Los Angeles schools. The plan, outlined in a speech Riordan gave at an elementary school near USC, calls for private companies and other organizations to adopt 100 schools. The groups will donate money and their employee volunteers will tutor children at the campuses.
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March 29, 2001 | From Times staff reports
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan launched his L.A. Literacy Corps during a radio broadcast Wednesday, calling on businesses to chip in both money and employee time for schools. Under the program, employees would read to students and coach them in reading. Four companies answered the challenge during the broadcast on KFWB-AM (980) radio, beginning with the radio station.
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March 29, 2001 | From Times staff reports
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan launched his L.A. Literacy Corps during a radio broadcast Wednesday, calling on businesses to chip in both money and employee time for schools. Under the program, employees would read to students and coach them in reading. Four companies answered the challenge during the broadcast on KFWB-AM (980) radio, beginning with the radio station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 2001 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to stem childhood illiteracy, Mayor Richard Riordan on Tuesday unveiled a new city program that is expected to place more than 1,000 mentors in Los Angeles schools. The plan, outlined in a speech Riordan gave at an elementary school near USC, calls for private companies and other organizations to adopt 100 schools. The groups will donate money and their employee volunteers will tutor children at the campuses.
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