Family and Community Support Archives - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

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 Quality Counts Campaign and other literacy-focused programming and reporting.

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.