Help our kids learn to LOVE to READ

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THE ACADEMY PROJECT

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Help us give our kids a LOVE of READING.

Foster youth are 3-5 reading levels below their classmates. The Co-Op offers reading remediation and support in a safe and private space so students can start where they are (often just beyond leaerning their letters) without embarassment.

Are you a reading specialist? Special Ed Teacher? Reading Resource Teacher? Librarian? Educational Psychologist? English Teacher? Language Arts Teacher? Voracious Reader?

The Academy Project is looking for a qualified volunteer to help us create a strong and effective reading support program for our Members. We are looking for the ability to give and anazlyse assessments and create personalized reading goals and prgrams.

You can change the life of a child by giving them the ability to read. Please contact us if you are interested.

The County of Los Angeles has more than 32,000 youth in the foster care system. That's not a typo. Los Angeles has more foster youth than the next highest STATE population, NY.

50% of foster youth will be homeless, incarcerated, and/or institutionalized upon leaving the foster care system.

42% of foster youth will not graduate high school

Only 3% of Foster Youth go to college.

Because they are changing placements so often, Foster youth can attend anywhere from 7-20 schools while in care.

80% of Death Row inmates have been in foster care.

YOU CAN HELP!!!

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Children & Youth Community Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

South LALos Angeles, CA 90043

(33.990383,-118.32866)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Varies

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