Volunteer as a Grant Writer for Access Books Bay Area

July 1, 2020

Access Books Bay Area is looking for an individual who believes in our mission of bridging the literacy gap for the Bay Area’s most vulnerable children living in poverty, and who wants to help us expand our work by writing grants.

If you’re interested, please get in touch here: https://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=3299592

Access Books revives libraries in book deserts 

The best way to learn to read is by reading, research has shown. And a student leaving kindergarten with a good grasp of reading and writing sentences is commonly considered a key indicator for college and career readiness down the road.

How a better library can change a child’s life 

Los Angeles (CNN) — In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles. One day, she saw something that stopped her in her tracks. She had just completed a Ph.D. in language, literacy and learning, and she was analyzing children’s access to books in affluent and low-income communities.

Access Books Bay Area Fall 2017 Newsletter 

Another Successful Library Transformation! Access Books Bay Area is excited to announce that we completed our third Library Renovation Project on September 30, 2017 at Willow Oaks Elementary School in the Ravenswood City School District. This is a district where 88% of families are low income, 81% of the students are reading below grade level […]

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