“We believe that everyone should have the chance to share stories.
LitWorld founded WorldRead Aloud Day in 2010 to celebrate the power of reading aloud to create community and amplify new stories, and to advocate for literacy as a foundational human right. Since then, World Read Aloud Day has evolved into a global movement of millions of readers, writers, and listeners from communities all across the world coming together to honor the joy and power of reading and sharing stories, and continue expanding the definition and scope of global literacy.
Every year, World Read Aloud Day has been one of the top trending hashtags on Twitter, celebrated by millions of people in over 170 countries. From celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Chelsea Clinton to students of all ages from around the globe, World Read Aloud Day brings us together to celebrate the unique impact of sharing stories.”