Program Details

Program Name: America Reads America Counts

Category : Youth Initiatives

DESCRIPTION: The America Reads/Counts Program, OUCP’s longest running literacy initiative, provides tutoring to youth and adults in the Newark community. In partnership with the Newark Literacy Campaign and Rutgers-Newark’s Office of Financial Aid/Student Employment, the program places Rutgers University-Newark students in Newark area schools and other education-related organizations to provide academic tutorial support in math and reading. Tutors receive specialized training in how to provide age-appropriate instruction and assistance.