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Phone: 505-321-9620
6101 Anderson SE
Albuquerque
New Mexico 87108
USA
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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 --

Mission:
to empower adults with the literacy and language skills they need to participate fully and effectively in work, civic life, and community
Results:
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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07/26/14
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 »
07/01/14
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 »
06/08/14
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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