Vote for the Running Readers

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CHW’s Running Readers Program has been nominated for the 2013 Service Impact Awards!   Click here to vote! The Running Readers program is focused on improving literacy skills, especially for Kindergarten-third grade students by igniting student interest and excitement for reading. We appreciate our AmeriCorps VISTAs and their work to make this fun reading program… Read more ›

Congratulations, 2013 VALOR Scholars!

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On July 9th, CHW celebrated the academic achievement of 10 VALOR scholarship recipients, CHW residents who have achieved academic success and demonstrated community leadership through volunteerism. Oumar Kamara, an ambitious young man who spent years in West Africa with his family before returning to the states, can proudly say that he will be attending Cal… Read more ›

Why Reading Matters Year-Round in U-T San Diego

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View article in U-T San Diego July 3, 2013 By: Sue Reynolds, CHW President You won’t like these statistics: Two out of every three fourth-graders in America score below the proficiency level in reading, and 83 percent of fourth-graders from low-income families cannot read at grade level. Without intervention, guidance, tutoring and help from all… Read more ›