“One of the most significant hurdles Literacy Together continues to face is having enough volunteer tutors. We hold ongoing volunteer tutor orientations and trainings all year.”
“We have a literacy crisis in our community, but our community is stepping up to change this.”
While the statistics are bleak and the systemic obstacles are many, local individuals and community-based organizations are pursuing their own approaches to tackling long-standing inequities among students at Asheville City Schools.
“If you want to make a difference in a child’s life and are looking for a way to give back, please consider becoming a volunteer tutor with Read to Succeed.”
“If you wish to make a difference in a child’s life and simultaneously enjoy the feeling of ‘giving back,’ join our teams of reading coaches and reading buddies.”
“Please join us in helping our students rewrite their futures. Join our next reading coach training, which begins the week of Jan. 15 … or the reading buddy training that begins Feb. 7.”
“Western North Carolina is fortunate to have talented authors who write for children and young adults. Buying a local author’s book is good for the local economy and good for our children.”