Profiles: Education & Literacy

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City Gospel Mission’s Whiz Kids

City Gospel Mission’s Whiz Kids

In greater Cincinnati, over 1400 volunteers participate in the City Gospel Mission’sWhiz Kids tutoring program. Leaders at the public elementary schools they’re serving say the program is making a big difference.  

Seeds of Literacy

Seeds of Literacy

With the astute attention from skilled volunteers and an exceptional program design, Seeds of Literacy maintains student retention rates that are nearly double the national average among adult literacy programs.

Monarch Center for Autism at Bellefaire JBC

Monarch Center for Autism at Bellefaire JBC

Bellefaire JCB’s Monarch Center for Autism provides a comprehensive living and learning environment for children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

Episcopal Retirement Homes

Episcopal Retirement Homes

Episcopal Retirement Homes’ Council for Lifelong Engagement pairs talented seniors with local schoolteachers to enhance curricular offerings for students.  

Relationships under Construction

Relationships under Construction

Relationships Under Construction (RUC) teaches basic principles for relationships and marriage that are essential for healthy families in the future. Focusing on the benefits of saving sex for marriage, RUC is making significant headway in reducing teenage pregnancies, abortions, and STDs across 32 of Ohio’s counties.

Project: LEARN

Project: LEARN

Project: LEARN matches adults with tutors who use customized learning plans to help these men and women improve their literacy and English skills or prepare for state exams like the GED.