Supports the 22-23 Literacy Liberator Fellowship, which provides literacy skills, leadership skills and support in onboarding as tutors—Literacy Liberators—in OUSD.
Supports the operations, media, and advocacy of the 23-24 Literacy Liberator Fellowship, which provides literacy skills, leadership skills and support in onboarding as tutors—Literacy Liberators—in OUSD.
Supports the continuation of the Oakland Public Library’s programming fund, which offers year-round programs for children, the West Oakland story bus service (transporting children in West Oakland to local branches) and book giveaways.
Supports existing programs, as well as initiatives that promote community recovery from the pandemic, parent leadership and advocacy and family resource center collaboration to connect families to increased warm connections.
Supports the extention of its work to four OUSD and Eduction for Change school sites. Services consist of principal coaching, launching family engagement teams to develop a literacy-focused action plan, and training for educators.
Supports making FASTalk a more sustainable and accessible product for educators and families in Oakland.
Supports the Quality Counts Campaign and other literacy-focused programming and reporting.
Supports the continuation of the Little Steps to College program in a community hub in Fruitvale.
For the East Oakland Community Library at 81st Avenue to support extending public library services, and offering creative programming, to promote language development and early learning experiences for young children and their families.
For the School Readiness Playgroup, a program providing preschool experiences for children ( birth to 5 years) that includes parent engagement and support.