Jamila Tillman Wicks, Executive Director of Books from Birth, discusses their mission of promoting kindergarten readiness and strengthen family bonds in Shelby County by providing age-appropriate books for all children from birth to age five.
Since its creation, Books from Birth has established itself as the largest of 1,600 programs affiliated with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Books from Birth continues to provide the Imagination Library as its core service, though general advocacy about the importance of early literacy is a major emphasis as well. Books from Birth is an independent nonprofit organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Learn more: https://www.booksfrombirth.org