Our hearts are big
enough to address
the  literacy challenge
in our community.

Love Literacy is dedicated to ensuring that every child finds their best future through the benefits of literacy. We are building community in and around the literacy landscape that clearly understands systemic literacy barriers and how to move the needle further and faster as we race to shift outcomes for students with the greatest need and narrow the educational opportunity gap.

The volunteers in the program work with the students twice per week.

Our Challenge

Sadly, only half of the children in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County
Schools can read proficiently.

In Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools there is a 40% reading proficiency gap between white children and children of color.

55%

of 3rd graders are not proficient in reading.

68%

of African-American children
are not proficient in reading.

72%

of Latinx children are
not proficient in reading.

68%

of economically disadvantaged children are not proficient
in reading.

74%

of poor readers in 3rd grade will still be poor readers in 9th grade without intervention.

Learn more about the Literacy landscape in Forsyth County by visiting our dashboard.

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Read Write Spell is Now Love Literacy

We imagine a community where every child can read, where race and zip code no longer predict educational outcomes, and where literacy strengthens every part of our community.

For the Love of Our Community.

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