Children suffer from their parents' low literacy. ReadWest's program strengthens a parent's ability to
participate in their child's education. Parents who
read create children who read.
The simplest jobs require reading at a 6th-grade level or better. One-to-one tutoring at ReadWest in reading and writing
helps prepare adults to take the HSE, attain better
employment and further their education.
Job applications for work are often filled out on a computer. ReadWest offers basic computer literacy to its adult learners
with direct, hands-on instruction with a trained tutor.

Providing quality one-to-one tutoring to adults in Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties seeking to transform their lives through enhanced literacy skills.

How You Can Help

ReadWest, Inc. is a non-profit adult literacy agency providing one-to-one tutoring sessions by trained, certified volunteers. ReadWest is here to help adults read, write and speak English. Our volunteer tutors and your donations help us to improve the literacy of members of our community, thus allowing them to live more productive and enriched lives.

The cost to train and support a tutor is close to $150. The cost to provide instruction to a student is close to $240. As a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3), charitable organization, we rely heavily on monetary donations. Your donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated by our students.

Did You Know?

1 out of every 5 New Mexican adults reads below the 5th-grade level.

Simple everyday tasks can present real problems. Following street signs, reading bus schedules, filling out job applications or reading prescription labels can be very frustrating and even frightening to an adult who struggles to read. ReadWest helps adult learners of English with basic vocabulary, communication for many life and cultural situations as well as helps them to become literate in reading and writing English.








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Meet Our Staff


Muncie Hansen

Executive Director



Program Coordinator

Linda Williams AmeriCorps Member