Finding Local Partners: Reading
Check out the organizations already doing good work in your community. Many existing service groups have identified community needs and built the expertise to provide solutions. Get plugged in with them!
It will be helpful to provide background on the local service landscape to the attendees of your house meeting. A few phone calls can produce all the information you need to know your options.
For reading programs:
- Click here to search for national and local literacy organizations.
- Call and ask them about volunteer opportunities.
- If no literacy organizations exist in your community, contact local child care centers, libraries, and/or summer camps to begin a reading club.