Many of our students realize that reading, speaking and understanding English is important to many facets of their lives. For them, coming to Indy Reads to build their language skills is about changing their lives in ways that help their children grow and their families thrive. This month’s IndyGo Student of the Month, Dawt Sung, […]
Meet our IndyGo Student of the Month – Cleon!
Students in our Community Classrooms come from a variety of backgrounds and bring their own experiences and perspectives with them. These perspectives contribute to the diverse community environment that make our classrooms unique. This month’s IndyGo Student of the Month, Cleon Bell, brings happiness and optimism to class every week. Cleon grew up in Jamaica, […]
Indy Reads Awarded Grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Indianapolis, IN — (May 31st, 2019) Indy Reads is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. This is the 10th overall grant the foundation has provided to Indy Reads, and the third consecutive year of financial support for Indy Reads’ innovative Community Classrooms program. For […]
Meet Candace: Building a Brighter Future with Literacy!
Cyclical poverty is a burden far too many of our students have had to endure. All too often, circumstances far, far beyond our students’ control leave them without the education they need to pursue the opportunities — college, a reliable job, access to healthcare — many of us enjoy. This month’s IndyGo Student of the […]
Our IndyGo Student of the Month, Michael Cook, found his “safe haven” at Indy Reads
In our classrooms, students learn much more than the fundamentals of reading. Michael Cook, this month’s IndyGo Student of the Month, is learning how to find himself after years of dealing with drugs and addiction. He says, “It was like walking in the unknown and never finding your way out. Indy Reads is my way […]
My Healthy Mid-Life Crisis: How learning something new saved my sanity
When I heard the stomping, clapping, yelling, whistle-blowing, rattle-shaking crowd of hundreds, I felt as if I were going to regurgitate my heart as it attempted to thump its way up my throat with the determined futility of a toad trying to jump out of a well. My bowels were like ice and my salivary […]
Meet January’s IndyGo Student of the Month – Michelle!
For many of our students, choosing to come to Indy Reads is about much more than just learning how to read. Our students are often looking to find a better or more permanent job, increase their ability to read their own mail and pay their bills, or gain the skills to take their driver’s license […]
Indy Reads Announces New Certification Programs
We’re expanding our commitment to supporting adult learners by providing free of charge customer service job certification classes! Indy Reads’ mission is to build literacy, English language, and job readiness skills to empower adults and families to reach their full potential. A dual focus on literacy education and job readiness programs helps us to educate […]