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August 2022 Newsletter

DONATE  A Message from Our Executive Director    The consequences of poor literacy skills are devastating and yet we know how to prevent them   75% of state incarcerated adults can be classified as low literate.   It

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July 2022 Newsletter

  DONATE   A Message from Our Executive Director    Let’s All Make a Difference Every Month!  I had no idea that July is such a busy hashtag holiday month. It’s National Mango and Melon Month, National Deli

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June 2022 Newsletter

DONATE  A Message from Our Executive Director    On Providing High-Quality, Structured Reading Instruction:“It’s Not Brain Surgery”  Our doctors are up to date with the latest research when we’re sick, why can’t we assume that our schools are

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Reading Allowed Featured on 6ABC Action News

Reading Allowed was recently highlighted on local Philadelphia news station Channel 6/WPVI TV. During a visit to Visitation BVM Catholic School in Kensington, our tutor, Colette McElwee, and fourth-grade student, Aniya Robinson, discussed why the work of Reading Allowed is

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May 2022 Newsletter

 Coming Soon: “Reading is a Social Justice Issue” Speaker Series DONATE  The Reading Allowed “Reading is a Social Justice Issue” Speaker Series will kick off this fall, featuring Deborah Gordon Klehr, Executive Director of the Education Law Center and

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April 2022 Newsletter

 Thank you William Penn Foundation DONATE  The William Penn Foundation, founded in 1945 by Otto and Phoebe Haas, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region through efforts that increase educational opportunities for

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March 2022 Newsletter

DONATE  There’s Nothing Better Than Getting Letters From Reading Allowed Students such as Jayla!Please support us so we can continue helping every struggling reader.  Did You Miss Our Recent Open House?  Don’t worry! You can watch it all

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February 2022 Newsletter

DONATE  OPEN HOUSE REMINDER    Reading Allowed’s VirtualOpen HouseFebruary 24, 20227:00 – 7:30 pm EST  Please join us for this free event that’s open to the public. Our special guests will be Ameer Baraka – TV and film actor, author, and

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January 2022 Newsletter

DONATE  Save the Date!    Reading Allowed’s VirtualOpen HouseFebruary 24, 20227:00 – 7:30 pm EST Please join us for this free event that’s open to the public. Our special guests will be Ameer Baraka – TV and film

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November Reading Allowed Newsletter

    This Holiday Season, We’re Thankful for You!   Reading Allowed would not be where it is without you. We are making a significant impact on the lives of many struggling readers in the Philadelphia area.  

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