Boulevard Brewing Company hosts an evening for Literacy KC volunteers, tutors, staff, and literacy advocates to come together and compete in a friendly trivia night. Attendees enjoy beer and wine donated by Boulevard, pizza, and entry to a trivia team. There is also a raffle, a series of sweet treats, and trivia life lines that are available for purchase throughout the evening.
At Literacy KC, we rely heavily on the participation and active engagement of volunteers. In 2016, over 300 volunteers served a total of 8,472.55 hours at Literacy KC, the equivalent of over four full-time staff members! According to The Independent Sector's rates for volunteer hours, the value of the work [...]
This post is part two of a three part series made possible by the Writers for Readers program, a partnership between UMKC’s Creative Writing Program & Literacy KC. It gives our students the opportunity to express themselves in new, exciting, and more imaginative ways all while improving basic reading and [...]
At Literacy KC, 2016 was a year full of student progress and development! Our flagship program, Ticket to Read, meets students where they are both academically and geographically. Adult learners complete a basic literacy assessment before joining the Ticket to Read class that will best meet their learning needs. Classes are [...]