At least 250 million of the world's 650 million primary school age children are unable to read, write or do basic mathematics, according to a report commissioned by the U.N. education agency in 2014.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library has been working hard to change that. Dolly created this amazing organization in 1995, initially for her native Sevier County, Tennessee and then expanded the reach of the organization to help children domestically and internationally!
In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to David Dotson, President of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. To learn how you can get your community involved, stay tuned!
About David Dotson: David is the President of The Dollywood Foundation of USA, Canada and UK. He oversees the international replication of Dolly’s Imagination Library. His responsibilities include planning, administration, public relations, and providing general support to Dolly Parton Productions. Projects include editorial assistance for her cookbook, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Fixins and her 2012 book, Dream More.
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