RWS Tutor Training scheduled for Sept. 13, 2014


United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting another ReadWriteServe tutor/mentor training. The training will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Bliss Hall.

St. Peter’s is located at 507 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28202.

The training, Tutoring 101, is an initial tutor and mentor training for adult tutors and mentors and those working with Project 1,000, a United Way program to recruit, train and support 1,000 tutors, mentors and readers in the community. Others are welcome but seating is limited. Contact Sarah Degnan of the United Way of Central Carolinas at for more information.


PBS News Hour report on Freedom School

PBS News Hour reports on the Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools in this 5-1/2 minute report aired Aug. 11, 2014. And yes, the study cited 4 minutes 15 seconds into the report was conducted by the Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte.

Follow this link to learn more about the Center’s Freedom School research.  Visit the following websites for more information about Freedom Schools: