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– Today, launched “Wash Time is Talk Time” in Oakland, California. Today’s launch is part of its 2015 Clinton Global Initiative “Wash Time is Talk Time” Commitment to Action — made in partnership with the Coin Laundry Association (CLA), the Laundry Project, Jumpstart, First 5 Alameda County, University of Arkansas, and Encore.org — which aims to reach parents in underserved communities nationwide.
Research finds that the average laundromat visit takes two to two-and-a-half hours — making laundry time a valuable, yet often overlooked opportunity to engage in language-rich activities. Today’s events at Advantage Laundry and A1 Laundry in Oakland, California, include resources for young children and families to engage in early learning and development activities. Additionally…”