Literacy News

Find out about all the literacy related news and events in our community

  • SLAMM Program: Pathway to Literacy for New Arrivals

    SLAMM Program: Pathway to Literacy for New Arrivals

    Many parents of school-aged children know that the struggle for summer childcare is real. But, imagine if your family had recently arrived to the United States. You were studying to become more fluent in English […]

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  • Start Prepping to Learn Over the Summer

    Start Prepping to Learn Over the Summer

    Summer is a great time for students to learn through fun activities. Our children work hard during the school year and they learn a lot! With fun summer learning activities, we can help them remember […]

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  • Family Literacy Program – Reading Connections

    Family Literacy Program – Reading Connections

    The Family Literacy Program at Reading Connections provides three 10-week sessions during the school year at Title I elementary schools in Guilford County. This program provides parents an opportunity to support their children’s literacy development […]

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  • Backpack Beginnings

    Backpack Beginnings

    Over the course of the 2022/23 fiscal year, Backpack Beginnings gave away over 40,000 children’s books to Triad families through their Family Market. BackPack Beginnings’ mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and […]

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  • Raising a Reader

    Raising a Reader

    United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is a licensed partner of the National Raising A Reader family engagement and literacy program that has helped more than 1.2 million children and families successfully build, practice, and […]

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  • Literacy at Home: NC Digital Children’s Reading Initiative

    Literacy at Home: NC Digital Children’s Reading Initiative

    In order to provide continuing support for North Carolina’s youngest readers, The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Office of Early Learning has developed and released “Literacy at Home.” This digital resource provides literacy activities […]

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