Education Logo Grade level achievement in school can be a major predictor of life success.  Imagine the impact if every child in our community received the support of volunteers to achieve grade level proficiency.

"The most rewarding part of my service is seeing these young children have a love of learning.  This love of knowledge and willingness to learn makes me feel like I can make a difference in a child's life."
                       - AmeriCorps Volunteer

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The Dubuque Community School DistrictAmeriCorps Partners in Learning, and St. Mark Youth Enrichment Center are partners in the Campaign for Grade Level Reading.

The Foster Grandparent Program involves volunteers as mentors to improve reading, math, or spelling scores for community youth.

St. Mark Youth Enrichment Center works to improve the academic and social development of at-risk youth so that they can reach their highest potential and become productive members of the community. We are offer structured academic remediation, mentoring and youth development programs aimed at assisting at-risk youth at little or no charge to families. There are three ways to make an impact; be a tutor, mentor, or special activity volunteer. 

Dubuque Dream Center  is a Community Outreach Center committed to mobilizing youth and families to build on Dr. King's Dream of transforming communities by embracing, empowering, and unifying those who live there. It strives to inspire vision and purpose through Impacting Youth, Strengthening Families, and Building Community.Check out this video to see their impact!