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Leon And Sylvia Panetta Institute For Public Policy

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Address:

100 Campus Center Bldg 86e Seaside CA 93955 USA

Mission:

As a nonpartisan center for the study of public policy, the panetta institute helps our communities and the country meet the challenges of the 21st century. Working particularly to attract thoughtful young people to lives of public service, helping them expand their knowledge of the policy process and develop their skills as future leaders.

Programs:

Leon panetta lecture series - each spring the panetta institute brings together nationally known government and policy leaders to discuss current issues with central coast students and members of the community. The programs are broadcast throughout california. By the end of 2014, 166 speakers had participated in the seventeen years of this program and student attendees average 750 participants each season.

congressional internship program - this program has developed a reputation as the premier intern program in the nation and provides an opportunity for students from all economic backgrounds to work in washington, d. C. And participate in the democratic process first-hand. By the end of 2014, 396 students had been placed in the offices of members of the california congressional delegation.

monterey county reads - this literacy initiative trains and places volunteers in public elementary schools throughout monterey county to help children read at grade level by the end of third grade. By the end of 2014, 2,800 volunteers had logged more than 112,000 hours reading one-to-one with more than 14,000 students

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Rating: 3 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

I volunteered with the Monterey County Reads program. The organization provided me with great training and tips for improving the literacy of the students I worked with. I really enjoyed seeing them improve from week to week and become more excited about reading.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing students improvement with their reading skills.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

working with the students and see their confidence growing as their reading skills improved.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very helpful and appreciative of volunteers.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Buy more books and recruit reading volunteers for every student in the county.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-11-01

 
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