Our Work

Reading Connections transforms our community by improving adult literacy and promoting educational equity, empowering people to lift themselves to greater heights. With the help of our incredible tutors, volunteers, donors, and partners, we help our students meet and exceed their educational and literacy goals.

Our Accomplishments

934
934 adult students were served by Reading Connections last year in Greensboro and High Point.
251
251 volunteer tutors worked with our student populations in one-on-one sessions or in small class settings.
98%
98% of our students achieved one personal goal in a year, including getting a GED, getting a job, receiving citizenship, being placed in a job training program, or being able to read to their children.
62%
62% of full-time students advanced at least one literacy level. This is equal to two-three grade levels.
42
42 students got a job.
26
26 students worked with Career Coaches on resume writing, interviewing skills, job applications, and more.
86
86 families with 179 children attended at least one of our three Family Literacy sites.
89%
89% of parents in our Family Literacy Program reported reading more to their children.
OUR APPROACH
Our students are supported throughout their journey, from orientation to reaching their goals.
OUR PARTNERS
Our partners help us in our mission of lifting adult students to reach their educational goals.
OUR PROGRAMS
No matter what goal our students may have in mind, we have a program that will help them achieve it.