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Readers 2 Leaders

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

2223 Singleton Blvd., Suite 140Dallas, TX 75212 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of Readers 2 Leaders is to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduate prepared to live productive lives.

Description

Readers 2 Leaders (R2L) is a local non-profit organization serving the West Dallas area with the mission to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduate prepared to live productive lives. R2L is currently serving over 450 students with our Team Read Program. Team Read is a reading intervention program for students that need additional reading support to reach grade level. We provide In-School, After-School, and Summer Programs.

Reading Buddies (volunteers) are a key part of our programs and provide the essential one-on-one reading assistance to a student once a week. As a Reading Buddy you will help a child develop their reading skills through phonics practice, reading leveled texts, and reading high-quality literature to them. Above all, you will be a positive role model that encourages them and makes reading fun!

Reviews

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by Ted S. (January 25, 2013)
R2L makes it easy to volunteer and the volunteer experience is positive and rewarding because as a volunteer you have the ability to make a direct, meaningful impact on the life of a student. The R2L volunteer leaders are organized and professional and as a volunteer I fee like I am in good hands with them and they are maximizing my time and the time of the students. It is a win-win all the way around.

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