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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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10/24/13
I became connected with Reading Works in March 2013. I am continually amazed with the passion of not only my fellow board members but the passion our volunteers have for the clients they interact with. Each Reading Works client has a unique story and it is awesome to see these clients able to ... more »
10/22/13
I started with Reading Works in August of this year. I received their training and was connected with a student. He is a very hard working person who works and has a 12 year old child. Here is a person trying to improve his reading ability. He is a great example for his son and the community... more »
10/15/13
Reading Works is a AWESOME non- profit agency that helps adults with literacy. I have been a student for two years. When I came to the program I knew I needed to improve my reading skills and writing skills. I have a dream that one day I'll be working in a field that I love which happens to be ... more »
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