STORYTELLING ARTS INC Overview
Target demographics: Children and youth aged pre-K to adulthood. Programs are specifically effective at reaching those at risk due to learning disabilities, living below the poverty line or learning English as a second language.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 195 educators develop storytelling skills for their classroom and worked with over 1,000 at-risk children and youth on developing literacy and communication skills
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help with mailings.
Geographic areas served: New Jersey
Programs: A sample of SAI projects include:
Alexander Hamilton Academy - project designed to work with Pre-K, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students on literacy and communication skills as well as their teachers on Professional Development.
Morris County Youth Facilities - Storytelling, discussion and writing with residents of the youth detention center and shelter.
Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County - A program that will introduce concepts of character education in assemblies (motivational speaking sessions) for the entire population of the club including assemblies and workshops for children, staff and parents.