Tutoring and Homework Help for Children

New Haven Reads

The overall goal of New Haven Reads is to provide an environment where children and adults have access to free books and tutoring to increase their literacy skills and academic performance. New Haven Reads has grown from a powerful idea to a thriving center of literacy located in the Dixwell neighborhood, with additional satellite locations.

Junta for Progressive Action

Founded in 1969, Junta for Progressive Action, Inc. (JUNTA) is the oldest Latino, community-based nonprofit organization in New Haven. Its mission is to provide services, programs and advocacy that improve the social, political and economic conditions of the Latino community in Greater New Haven, while nurturing and promoting its cultural traditions as it builds bridges with other communities.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL)


Founded in 2004, the Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is an award-winning project of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, partnering with seven New Haven public schools.

The JCL recruits, trains, places and supports volunteer reading partners in local public schools to read one-to-one with children. Students benefit from the interaction with a caring adult, sharing the pleasures of reading and the enjoyment of learning.


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