Category: ‘Action Networks’

Bright Spots: Mental health services for children in time of crisis

Bright Spots is a Read Fort Worth series spotlighting meaningful work being done on behalf of children in our community.   In a time of school closures and social distancing guidelines, servicing the mental health and emotional needs of children is both challenging and necessary. Organizations such as Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County […] Read more

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Bright Spots: Manuel Jara Elementary School

Bright Spots is a collaboration between Read Fort Worth and Fort Worth ISD spotlighting District elementary schools making meaningful academic progress in a variety of areas.   The pride seeped through Enrique Vega’s smile. Because the Manuel Jara Elementary third grader had perfect attendance for the last six weeks, he went into a raffle for […] Read more

Feb, 28, 2020

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Read Fort Worth and FWISD launch Attendance Pilot program

Read Fort Worth has launched an Attendance Pilot Program with eight Fort Worth ISD elementary school campuses with the vision of getting more students to school more often, since being in school is critical to learning. Read Fort Worth’s roles centers on convening external stakeholders to support data-informed decision making, facilitate community support and resources, […] Read more

Feb, 24, 2020

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Read Fort Worth Year in Review 2019

An eventful year for Read Fort Worth ends with momentum towards 2020, as we continue to support the dedicated and mission-driven elementary school teachers and leaders that work every day in our classrooms so that children can learn how to read. Along the way, we’ve focused our early-literacy efforts on a Strategic Framework consisting of […] Read more

Read Fort Worth Newsletter – September 2019

Read Fort Worth September 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE This month’s newsletter includes a call for Reading Volunteers and a spotlight on North Texas Giving Day, as well as updates from our Collaborative Action Networks, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth Public Library, Early Learning Alliance and more. Read the September 2019 Issue Now Subscribe to […] Read more

ELA launches Help Me Grow North Texas

A variety of services, programs and resources exist in Tarrant County to support families and children. Navigating those resources is not always easy or clear for families. That’s where Help Me Grow North Texas comes in. While parents support their children, Help Me Grow North Texas is designed to support parents. “We’ve enhanced our partnership […] Read more

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Read Fort Worth Newsletter – August 2019

August 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE Message from Executive Director Anel Mercado Making the Grade: How You Can Help Thank You, Classroom Library Campaign Volunteers! Reading Volunteers: Are You In? Expanded Learning: FWFD Boots on the Ground at Cobb Park Fort Worth ISD Attendance Vision: Attendance Adds Up Fort Worth Public Library: Tail Waggin’ Tutors ELA Corner: Help Me Grow North Texas Community Leader […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Igniting a spark at Camp Fire

Igniting the desire within each child has been the Camp Fire First Texas way for more than a century. Camp Fire Day Camps did so this summer with reading as the backdrop. “It is our goal that youth have an opportunity to find their spark, or inner passions, and discover ways and have opportunities to […] Read more

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Summer Scholars Collaborative: United Community Centers seek to serve and empower

United Community Centers, Inc. is serious about serving and empowering those in need by creating opportunities to enrich lives within the community. Doing so for children is the goal of UCC’s Summer Education Enrichment Program, which is part of Read Fort Worth’s Summer Scholars Collaborative. The Collaborative consists of 12 programs at more than 60 […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Building bonds at Project Transformation

Relationships are at the heart of everything Project Transformation Central Texas does. Those bonds are essential in working with children from low-income neighborhoods, as Project Transformation provides programming for after school and summer day camps. The summer day camp programs for elementary students focus on enriching the mind, body and spirit. They’re also part of […] Read more

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