Entries by Read Muskegon

We Need Your Voice – March 26th Literacy Collaborative Convening

Read Muskegon Literacy Collaborative Convening Thursday, March 26th, 9:00 -11:30 Hilt Building, 425 W. Western Ave, Muskegon   There is a literacy crisis in Muskegon County and it is time to take dramatic, focused action to combat it.   Over the past 12 months, members of the Read Muskegon Literacy Collaborative have been working in partnership […]

New Staff: Welcome Andre & Mike!

We are excited to welcome two new staff members to the Read Muskegon family.   Andre Pierce, Program Assistant Andre brings a variety of skills and experiences to Read Muskegon that will be valuable in helping us to continue to grow our programs and reach those who most need our services.  A graduate of Muskegon […]

Read Muskegon Launches Countywide Literacy Collaborative

  Muskegon County is clearly on the move, but over 20,000 adults in our community are at a virtual standstill because they cannot read well enough to fill out a job or housing application, read safety information in the workplace, follow healthcare instructions, or read to their children and grandchildren. The literacy statistics are even […]

Project Fatherhood Book Club

    “Just because it’s easier to build strong children than repair broken men, doesn’t mean we leave men broken.”  – Jason Wilson, Cry Like A Man   Literacy is about more than the ability to read words. It’s about using the power of those words to change the course of your life: to participate in […]

Holiday Village 2017

Read Muskegon’s Holiday Village was a huge success.  This year’s event was held at Covenant Community Church. Over 100 of our neighbors participated in 10 village stations that were designed to help build early literacy skills.  Santa made sure each child got a stack of books to bring home along with the ornaments and cookies […]

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Family Literacy Center

While Read Muskegon has been running programs from our new space at 26 E. Broadway since June, 2017, we marked the official opening of our new Family Literacy Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony in October.   Muskegon Heights Mayor, Kim Sims, and MAISD Superintendent, John Severson, spoke about the importance of our partnerships before the […]

Grand Opening October 25th

Grand Opening  Read Muskegon’s Family Literacy Center 26 E. Broadway   Join us on Wednesday, October 25th 11:00 Refreshments & Tours 11:30 Ribbon Cutting   For More Information: Melissa Moore 231-830-5539  or  melissa.moore@readmuskegon.org The mission of Read Muskegon is to increase the quality of life in  Muskegon County through improved literacy. www.readmuskegon.org  

Read Muskegon Offers ESL ( English As A Second Language) Class

Over the past 3 years, Read Muskegon has developed programs tailored to lower literacy adults. Through a grant from the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, Read Muskegon is now able to expand this program and also include specialized classes for English Language Learners (ELL). The ELL class also includes curriculum focused on family literacy so […]