Our mission is to improve the future of Arkansas children and families by advancing literacy education through community engagement and tutoring so that all children can read proficiently by the end of third grade.
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We recently joined forces with Philander Smith College, who is celebrating 140 years of education this year, in an effort to carry out our mission to improve students’ lives in Central Arkansas. Dr. Vernita Bowens, Director of Professional Development and Leadership at Philander has been such a joy to work with. She has worked hard to
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Last month we kicked off our Building campaign with a big event in downtown North Little Rock. Home Depot kindly donated hard hats for this event to help enhance the vision for the Building campaign-Thank you so much, Home Depot! Though the hard hats were a hit at the event, practically, a literacy organization doesn’t really have much use
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This week, we welcome our new Operations Support Manager, Teiraney Ousley, to the team. Not only does she bring a lot of great experience, but she is a genuinely kind-hearted person with a passion for helping others. We want you to get to know a little bit about this new face at AR Kids Read!
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If you’re ever at the AR Kids Read office, chances are that you’ll see a Blaze Pizza box on someone’s desk. It’s one of our go-to lunch eateries. Not only do they make great pizza, but they support local causes. We are fortunate to have been one of the causes supported this week. Tuesday, so many
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