• Census Bureau reporting indicates that approximately 20% of adults in the greater Richmond area have reading skills at or below a fifth grade level.
  • 70% of people with the lowest literacy skills have no full or part-time job. - National Institute for Literacy
  • 43% of people with the lowest literacy skills live in poverty. -National Center for Educational Statistics




Big Thanks to our volunteers from UPS Freight who are providing monthly office assistance to The READ Center! 


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The READ Center Re-opens on
September 2nd

READ Center staff, teachers, students, and tutors
will return from Summer Break on
Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

All classrooms and our main office will return
to our normal schedule the week of
September 2, 2014.

Enjoy the rest of your Summer Break!


The READ Center's Executive Director, Harriet Scruggs,
selected as a recipient of the
2013 Valentine Richmond History Makers Award for
"Creating Quality Educational Opportunities."
This award was sponsored by Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Harriet with Tom Silvestri, President and
Publisher, Richmond Times-Dispatch.

2013 History Makers!

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