Literacy event promotes summer reading

El Centro resident Romina Beas, 6, (middle) sits alongside her parents while glancing through the book “The Young Knight and The Golden Sword” during the Jump Into Reading event on Saturday at Ricochet Rec Center in Imperial. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

IMPERIAL — Court Appointed Special Advocates of Imperial County continues to help local foster youth and children in underserved communities stay successful in school by promoting academic enrichment.

Hoping to keep those kids on the right track academically during summer break, CASA held its inaugural Jump Into Reading event Saturday at Ricochet Rec Center.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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