On Wednesday, May 7th, the Center School District held a lunch recognizing volunteers. Many of the district’s volunteers are Turn the Page KC Reading Mentors. We thought this would be a good time to shine a spotlight on one in particular: Nicole Garren. Tell us a little about you (where you grew up, where you … Continue reading Turn the Page KC Volunteer Spotlight
By Alex Krause, Turn the Page KC AmeriCorps VISTA Around the Turn the Page KC office, we spend a great deal talking about creating a “culture of literacy” in Kansas City. We are always looking for new ways to stimulate the conversation on reading, books, and education. We are far from the first group to … Continue reading Creating a Culture of Literacy in Kansas City
By: Mayor Sly James I grew up in a two bedroom bungalow at 44th and Montgall, one block east of Prospect Avenue, on the east side of town. I shared a small bedroom in that house with my two younger brothers, and by the time I had completed my junior year at Bishop Hogan High School, … Continue reading How Do We Turn The Page?