We Stand Against Hate!

In light of the recent horrific events in our country, we wanted YOU, our community of supporters, to know where we stand. Please take a few moments to listen to this video …

The State of Literacy Now

Dear friends, The past 2 ½ months have been strange at best, and COVID-19 is affecting each one of us in multiple ways. As we continue to navigate through this pandemic, we …

Helping Hands for a Family in Need

In the immediate aftermath of school closures, Literacy Now’s first thought was, “How can we help our families?” We knew that many have barriers preventing them from participating in distance learning, …

Building Literacy Skills at Home

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world right now as we transition to new ways of not only living but learning. Families and teachers are scrambling to adjust. …

Adapting to a New Normal

We hope this post finds you and your family safe and well. As everyone is making adjustments to their daily lives during this time, we are also adapting to our new …

Coronavirus Impacts 2020 Guild Luncheon

Dear Friends, As things continue to unfold in the Houston area related to concerns about the spread of the Coronavirus, it seems prudent to cancel or reschedule large public gatherings.  …

Spring Parent Workshops

Eighty-four parents attended our parent workshops last month, and we distributed literacy kits and 120 books to add to their home libraries!  Workshops are offered through our Reading Intervention program …

Meet Barbara Lamport

We are so excited to share our first Literacy Now Volunteer Spotlight of 2020!  As a retired kindergarten teacher with over 40 years in the classroom and a true passion …

Read Aloud Month 2020

Research indicates that a child’s reading level by the third grade has a direct impact on future success (i.e., academics, dropout rates, incarceration, poverty). In addition, it has been proven …