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  • Reading for Life - Madison County Reading for Life - Madison County

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(40.090427,-85.63295)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Reading for Life is to ignite virtuous character development in at-risk youth and young adults through personal mentoring relationships built around literature.

Description

Our goals include:

  • Empowering at-risk youth and young adults to adopt virtuous living by facilitating small mentoring groups.

  • Engaging young people in their community through mentoring relationships and service projects.

  • Advocating for marginalized youth and helping them envision a better life trajectory.

  • Presenting a restorative option to punitive justice for those youth involved in the criminal justice system.

  • Educating and training qualified mentors to implement the proven Reading for Life model.

  • Continually assessing and evaluating, through quantitative and qualitative measures, the effectiveness of the Reading for Life model.

  • Fostering a college scholarship endowment to provide financial assistance to Reading for Life graduates and mentors.

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