Expansion of Literacy Programs

by Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
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Summary

This project will expand a successful literacy instruction model to youth struggleing with learning differences, providing a structured, caring environment to help youth achieve academic success.
$1,612
total raised
50
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

One out of five children is dyslexic. At the Boys & Girls Clubs we see children who are frustrated academically, children with a fear and dislike of reading, children with low self-esteem. In partnership with the University of Oregon, two public school districts, two parochial schools, and the Housing Authority of Portland, the Clubs will expand an existing literacy model to each Club and partnership location throughout the Portland area, ensuring no child is left behind in our care.

Solution

Providing a multi-sensory approach to leaning, the Literacy Centers goal is to increase youth engagment in learning and to increase the number of youth who can demonstrate written compostion skills; including sentence and paragraph structure.

Long-Term Impact

The project will expand Literacy programs to more than 13,000 young people in the Portland area, providing academic support to youth with learning differences and benefiting the academic lives of every child within our care.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.bgcportland.org
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area

Organization Information

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.bgcportland.org
Project Leader:
Daniel Laruendeau
Executive Development Officer
Portland, OR United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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