• Now accepting nominations: 2015 Frank Ware Award of Excellence

    Frank Ware made it his life's work to advocate on behalf of the most marginalized members of the community. This award honors an exceptional individual who embodies the same ideals Frank Ware advocated for every day.

  • I READ Mentor: Sharing love of reading through friendship

    Having no teaching experience, Dorothy was at first hesitant to get involved in the I READ program. But it didn't take long before Dorothy became friends with her two students.

  • Summer Learning Opportunities: Local summer programs

    When school doors close for the summer, many children lose skills and knowledge gained during the school year. We've compiled a list of local summer programs that help keep young children active and healthy throughout the summer.

  • I READ Mentor: Building trust and friendship key to student's success

    As an I READ mentor, Jo Ellen Born saw first-hand the importance of relationship building in helping young students succeed in school.



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