NWLA Thrive Updates

NWLA Thrive Updates

 On September 10th, Laura Alderman, Roxanne Johnson, and Toccara Huckaby presented outcomes to the Shreveport City Council on NWLA Thrive’s School-Based pilot program. Of the 51 children in the after-school program, the vast majority were in the fifth grade. The...
Literacy Volunteer Orientations

Literacy Volunteer Orientations

Step Forward’s Early Literacy Facilitator, Kathy Brandon ran two additional Literacy Volunteer Orientations on August 15th and August 20th. Potential volunteers learned the basics of the reading experience as well as community needs.  Last year, more than 2,400...
TAC Students Featured by IYF

TAC Students Featured by IYF

Four members of the NWLA Teen Advisory Committee were featured on the International Youth Foundation’s blog to answer questions about education. Robert, Lillie, Annika, and Jaden have big ambitions. Seventeen-year-old classmates from Shreveport, Louisiana,...