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2014 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Ceremony

The 2014 Library of Congress Literacy Awards trophies and certificates for the Rubenstein Prize, American Prize and International Prize.Representatives from the international literacy organizations Dr. A. V. Baglia Memorial Trust (India), READ Nepal (Nepal), Lost Boys Rebuilding South Sudan (South Sudan), and Pratham Books (India).Matthijs van Kampen accepts a best practice award on behalf of the Reading and Writing Foundation (Netherlands).
Michael Suarez, S.J., director of the Rare Book School, closes the 2014 awards ceremony.Representatives of the winning organizations participate in a toast; left to right: Chris Otis from American Prize winner SMART (Oregon, U.S.), Erin Ganju from Rubenstein Prize winner Room to Read (California, U.S.), and Aydin Durgunuglu and Nalan Yalcin from International Prize winner AÇEV (Turkey).Representatives Mark Briggs from the Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (Connecticut, U.S.) and Matthijs van Kampen from the Reading and Writing Foundation (Netherlands) talk at the reception.