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Monday, December 12, 2022
Reading Inspirational Stories to Empower (RISE)

A collaboration between Rosedale Development Association (RDA) and Front Porch Alliance (FPA) engages students and volunteers in more than 20 classrooms in discussions about and actions towards social change. “As our youth gain knowledge and confidence, they should have a platform to speak out about and act on the changes they want to see in our community.”

Guest Post: Front Porch Alliance & Rosedale Development Association

Monday, April 11, 2022
Read a book, change a life. Volunteering with Lead to Read KC

Children who have strong relationships with caring adults are more likely to be engaged at school and be more motivated to succeed academically. Students who have strong relationships with adults in their school also have higher levels of social and emotional well-being.

Guest Post: Martha Weber Conradt, Lead to Read KC