Expansion of Literacy Programs

 
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has made updates to their project page.
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2014-2015 Literacy and Education Fall Update
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Operations
    For the 2014-2015 program year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area adapted some new components to our existing Literacy programs. The intent is to serve a broader number of youth across the organization with the intent of monitoring the impact of these programs to demonstrate outcomes that are tied to...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 7 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2013-2014 Year End Project Report
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Operations
     At the start of the program year (September of 2013), there were 223 total youth enrolled in the Literacy Intervention program; however by year end there were 190 of the original youth who maintained enrollment as participants. The 33 youth who did not remain in the program were dropped primarily due to families...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2013-2014 Targeted Literacy Programs
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Opertions
    The Need: In recent months Portland has reported a rise in some of the most detrimental indicators impacting youth. The number of gang-related incidents reported in 2012 was the highest on record in over a decade (an increase of 281% since 2006). In the state of Oregon, during 2011, students who were eligible for...
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 14 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2012-2013 Year End Progress Report
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Operations
    The 2012-2013 program year, marks the seventh year of Targeted Literacy Intervention Programs being offered at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP). This locally developed program was first implemented in 2006, to address a critical educational need among Club members who had been identified as...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2012-2013 Mid-Year Report
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Operations
    I.          Project Summary 2012-2013 Thanks to the leadership of the caring donors, during the current 2012-2013 program year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland (BGCP) have been able to expand the tracking of outcome measurements to include youth participantswithin a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2012-2013 Program Year
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Vice President of Operations
    The Literacy Intervention Programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP) were first established in 2006 with the implementation of the Harris Literacy Center at the Meyer Boys & Girls Club. Today, there are a total of six (6) Literacy Centers located within Club facilities throughout the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Targeted Literacy Intervention Programs Kick off!
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    This project provides Targeted Literacy Intervention instruction for low-income youth, who have been identified as struggling readers or at risk of not meeting their appropriate grade level benchmark goals. These programs for the 2012-2013 program year are being offered through Literacy Centers which operate within two...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 6 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2012 Year-end Literacy Project Report
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    The 2011-2012 program year, marked the 6th year of Targeted Literacy Intervention programs being offered at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP). The six Literacy Centers are located at each of the following Club locations:   Meyer Boys & Girls Club, Portland/Sellwood (Multnomah County),...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Mid-Year Literacy Progress Update
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    Thanks to the leadership and support of caring investors, during the current 2011-2012 program year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP) have been able to expand the tracking of outcome measurements to include more youth participants within a wider range of grade levels, and have also implemented...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2011-2012 Program Year in Progress
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    The Literacy Intervention Programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP) were first established in 2006 with the implementation of the Harris Literacy Center at the Meyer Boys & Girls Club. Today, there are a total of six (6) Literacy Centers located within Club facilities throughout the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2010-2011 Outcome Measurement Recap
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    A recap of outcome measurements recorded during the 2010-2011 program year include the following:  Overall Participation A total of 1,795 total youth between the ages of 1st through 6th grade participated in Literacy programs throughout the course of the year. Yet for the purpose of tracking outcomes measurements, as...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Literacy Programs Make a Tremendous Difference
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
     First of all, we want to thank all of you who provide an investment through Global Giving, you are making a tremendous difference in the lives of youth who truly need us most, your gifts enable us to provide reading intervention programs FREE of charge for struggling readers who could not otherwise afford the costly...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 6 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    2010-2011 Program Year
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    As a direct result of donor investments, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland have successfully expanded Literacy programs into six site locations across the Portland metro area. Each of the six Literacy Centers were equipped with brand new Dell workstations, essential software programs specifically designed to assist...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Parent Feedback on Impact of Literacy Programs
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    Every day at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, we see children come through the doors of the Clubs to participate in our afterschool programs where they can learn about the Arts, take part in leadership development opportunities, learn to develop skills using computers programs, develop healthy habits...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Literacy Project Update December 2010
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    The Literacy Program is particularly helping youth who struggle academically and are falling behind their peers. It has been shown that academic trouble is a predicting factor of why a student later drops out of school. The Clubs utilize early intervention in order to deter further disengagement with school overall, in...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 12 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Literacy Programs Reaching Hundreds of Youth
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    Through the success of Literacy programs which have been offered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland (BGCP), it was apparent that the need to expand literacy efforts to each of the six Club sites located throughout the Portland metro area was essential to the youth we serve. Expanding the Literacy Centers to a total of...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 24 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs posted a progress report
    Literacy Programs Update
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    To date, the Literacy Expansion project has been very productive in regards to both implementation and preparation for the expansion of BGC’s Literacy Centers throughout Portland. In order to properly staff each of our six Literacy Centers (4 of which are new locations) the Clubs implemented 7 new staff positions. These...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Expansion of Literacy Programs has received 2 donations
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Daniel Laruendeau

Executive Development Officer
Portland, OR United States

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