Dolly Parton

Celebrating Women in Literacy

March 8, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! Established in 1911, International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the globe. It also serves as a call to action for equality and gender parity. Given the dramatic gender disparity in literacy rates, we feel strongly that ReadWest’s commitment to adult literacy complements and…

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Why Read West?

October 28, 2020

By Yvonne Post Wise ReadWest was barely six years old when we met in 1995.  I had just returned from working 15 years in Frankfurt, Germany where I read an article in the Stars and Stripes newspaper by Barbara Bush about the desperate need for adult literacy volunteers in the U.S.  It had never occurred to…

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Save the Date!

September 8, 2020

Curiouser and curiouser. Save the date for October 6th for a virtual event. More info coming soon!

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Ribbon cutting ceremony for new facilities.

Volunteer Appreciation 2020

April 28, 2020

Thanks to all of the volunteers who help make this important work possible.  

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COVID-19 Update for Tutors and Students

March 25, 2020

Dear ReadWest Volunteers, All face to face tutoring with ReadWest Adult Literacy Students is suspended until further notice. ReadWest, Inc. is complying with directives given March 23, 2020 by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to practice social distancing and stay at home. Our priority now is to stop the spread of COVID-19. We want all our volunteers,…

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