City Year has been featured in a bright spots article by The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for their work in helping pleasant view elementary school reduce chronic absence and increase reading and math proficiency.

This article by Jennifer Luden discusses Providence Talks; a city-run effort to narrow the gap in literacy proficiency between children in affluent families vs children in low-income households.

Providence Community Libraries want to know if your child is ready for Kindergarten. PCL is offering a free program called Ready for K for families where parents and children enjoy fun activities, engage in storytelling, Storyacting, science projects, and reading.

Fascinating blog on collective impact that reflects the hard work we've done together over the past few years!

Students ask public officials to take their three-mile walk to school with them on a chilly Monday morning in a creative and challenging attempt to share their experience and demonstrate why they students should not have to make this walk just to get to school and receive an education. 

Michelle Novello, recognized in Providence Business News for her work in applying for grants that bring community organizations together; collaborating to stay alive and innovate.

A piece of literature publicized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation entitled Transcending Boundaries: Forging a New Era of Leadership and Impact quotes Teresa Guaba from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet while she talks about how all members of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet will benefit from Boundary Spanning Leadership Program training at Robert Wood Johnson's Center for Creative Leadership.

Read about how the Providence Talks initiative is taking on "the word gap" between the rich and poor.