Heart disease is the # 1 killer of African American women.
Step Lively is meant to promote physical activity amongst our members and the community.
• 93 million adults in the U.S. read at or below the basic level needed to contribute successfully to society.
• By the time children from low-income families enter grade school, their proficiency in reading has already become an issue.
• 47 percent of fourth graders from low-income families read below the basic level.
• 50 percent of Black fourth graders scored below the basic level, as do 47 percent of Hispanic and 49 percent of American Indian fourth graders.
Target : Community Enhancement & Elevation