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Transforming lives and communities
through the doorway of literacy.

Since 1964, Literacy Advance of Houston has been assisting adults to achieve personal goals and self-sufficiency through improved literacy. Trained volunteer tutors help deliver a variety of free programs at multiple locations across the Houston area.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a United Way agency for more than 30 years, Literacy Advance is grateful for the widespread support of the Houston community, from our generous donors and supporters, to the volunteers who are at the heart of who we are and what we do.

Great thanks to our very first room sponsor!

iacf logoWe're sending out heartfelt gratitude to our first Room Sponsor: the Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF). Room sponsorship is an investment in our students and our daily activities, and we cannot thank you enough! Thank you for your continued support of our mission, transforming lives and communities through the doorway of literacy.

Thank you to Literacy Advance Board member Hannah Im for attending the check presentation ceremony and a special thanks to IACF Board member Bela Thacker; you are transforming the lives of Literacy Advance students!
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Cary Duval, Literacy Advance Development Director; Bela Thacker, IACF Board Member; and Hannah Im, Literacy Advance Board Member; at the IACF presentation.

Welcome Summer Interns!

carolina aguilar rebekah forbes kate richter

Carolina Aguilar

Programs Intern
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

Rebekah
Forbes

Programs Intern
Shell Nonprofit Internship Program

Kate
Richter

Development Intern
ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs

Summer's even busier than usual at Literacy Advance, because we welcome INTERNS!

Carolina Aguilar is working with the Programs Team, focusing on day-to-day activities and supporting students and volunteer tutors.

Rebekah Forbes is working with the Programs Team,  developing a bank of lessons for substitute tutors and others who need a lesson in a hurry!

Kate Richter is working with the Development Team, helping to tell the stories of our wonderful learners and volunteers.

THANK YOU to the interns for spending the summer with us, and to the program sponsors listed above!

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