In 2009, Reading Works served its first client. Since then, we've expanded programs, earned national awards and have changed thousands of lives.
• Private and small group instruction in reading, writing and speaking English • Computer Skills • Math • Citizenship • GED & Hi-Set Test Preparation • New Words Arts Project: writing, publicly distributed newspaper, and performance
" Hope happens here."
"Because of Reading Works, I am free."
"Reading Works has changed my life for the better."
The Library of Congress named Reading Works a Best Practice in Literacy Honoree in 2017. Reading Works was one of 18 literacy initiatives from six countries honored.
Margaret Barker speaking at the Library of Congress
Students reading New Words - student newspaper
In 2018, the National Literacy Directory awarded Reading Works an innovation prize for its student publication New Words.
front page of New Words
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