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Phone: 505-321-9620
6101 Anderson SE
New Mexico 87108
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Target demographics: Non-Literate and Low-Literate Adults — Women — Immigrants — Low Income

Direct beneficiaries per year: 130

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: 3 hours a week: teach an adult to read and write.

Geographic areas served: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Programs: Free tutoring to adults in core areas: reading and writing, English as a Second Language, GED preparation, math, computer skills. Community outreach: ESL instruction for immigrant parents of school children -- -- ESL classes at work -- reading & discussion group for both ESL and basic literacy students --

to empower adults with the literacy and language skills they need to participate fully and effectively in work, civic life, and community
Our work is life changing. Last programming year our clients met these goals: U.S. citizenship; enroll in community college or university; survival literacy and English skills; open a bank account; get a job or get a better job; obtain a driver's license; read to children; fill out a loan application; read a book for the first time.

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I am honored to be associated with Reading Works. They are providing an effective solution to a significant problem in the community, and as a result they are changing people's lives. Reading Works provides a caring environment, free from judgment, allowing students to meet their literacy goals. The... more »
The Board is dedicated to the mission of increasing adult literacy. They are so appreciative of volunteer support. By helping one person at a time, they are making a difference in the Albuquerque community... more »
For donors: Reading Works is a United Way Community Fund agency. When you are looking for a non-profit investment, this means something. Nonprofit programs supported by the Community Fund have been carefully vetted by the community to ensure dollars: • benefit the most vulnerable in our four-... more »
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