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April 28 Twitter Photo Contest – We Need You!

Dear Literacy Champion, The East Bay Community Foundation has a special Twitter Photo contest- and if we win 16 children will have the cost of a Super Stars Literacy teacher covered for two months! That’s 176 hours of reading support and social emotional skill building! How can you help? It’s Easy!  WHAT: Super Stars Literacy will… Read more »

more... March 4 Our Most Successful Gala Ever!

Thank you for creating the most successful gala in the history of Super Stars Literacy! Your support helped raised over $210,000 for our work in the community. Thank you to our sponsors, teachers, and volunteers who made such a special night! Relive the night with these fantastic photos from Liam McInerney of Orange Photography.

more... February 14 Our First Ever Online Auction! Now thru Valentine’s Day! : )

Super Stars Literacy’s 15th Anniversary Gala and Auction is just around the corner, but the fun has already started this week with our online Silent Auction!  From now until February 14th, you can bid here to win an experience you’ll love while also supporting our mission to help children in low-income communities around the East… Read more »

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The Achievement Gap

Children from poor families enter school having been exposed, on average, to over 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.

A student who cannot read proficiently by 3rd grade is over 4 times more likely to drop out of school, which limits their own opportunities and continues the cycle of poverty in their communities

There is an almost 90% chance that a child who is a poor reader at the end of grade 1 will be a poor reader in grade 4.