2 results for tag: Brooklyn literacy


Literacy Cookies at Marymount’s READ 718 Bake Sale!

Many thanks to the young ladies at Marymount who made literacy a priority this afternoon by hosting a bake sale in READ 718's honor.   What's made of butter and sugar and still happens to be good for you? That's right: literacy cookies. Not only are they proven to do a body good (the heart and the spirit, to be exact), but they've also been proven to have a positive effect on the community. Why? Because with these homemade cookies, the world changers at Marymount were able to raise $1,000 to support Brooklyn's low-income kiddos who are reading below grade level.     Our first bake sale was the brainchild of an ...

Breaking: Brooklyn Non-Profit News

For friends, educators, teachers, future volunteers and current volunteers!   Check out Brooklyn's new non-profit community literacy center! READ 718’s doors are officially open! And we’ve got the red and black READ 718 stencil on the storefront window to prove it.   Two months ago, the brown paper came off the windows. Ever since, READ 718 has positively hummed with close word study, tutor read-alouds, and one-on-one literacy instruction. Hear that? That is the sound of children becoming stronger readers.     READ 718's kids and tutors have grown close over these last three months, a natural effect ...