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How we are making it better

  • Literacy

    Building a foundation for academic success through small group, individualized tutorials for struggling readers.

  • Leadership

    Instilling leadership skills is an integral part of all Making It Better programs, giving children the ability to resist the negative influences that are so common today.

  • Life Skills

    Developing self-management and positive relationship skills and learning to express feelings appropriately is infused into every program; enabling children to grow into successful, contributing members of society.

  • “Making It Better is transforming lives and empowering our community.”

    Juliet Stipeche | Director of Education for the City of Houston

  • “Our education problem is going to be solved one kid at a time, and Making It Better does that better than anybody else.”

    Zach Hodges | President, Houston Community College NW

Real Stories. Real People.

Maryam was a kindergarten student in our Reading Intervention program at Piney Point Elementary. With neither of her parents able to speak English, she had   no one at home to help her with her school work. Just a couple of weeks into the program, Maryam began excitedly telling our staff over and over again that she was   reading the books we sent home each week. Throughout the program, she continued to tell our staff about reading at home and that she was now reading to family members. “I read my books ten times, no one hundred times, every night to my mom and am helping her to learn English!” She also reads to her little sister each night!

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