Bright Futures Ahead

Full-time professional tutors teaching children how to read well by 3rd grade.

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Bright Futures Ahead


Served since 1994

Success Rate

In reaching and sustaining grade-level reading skills


Tutoring sessions
per year


Of literacy tutoring
sessions per year

Our Mission

We place highly-trained tutors in low-income schools to deliver intensive and effective tutoring to advance K-2 students to grade level in reading before 3rd grade.

Student Spotlight

More Than Reading

“Right now she’s just a happy little kid who is just starting to sound out words for the first time."

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Make An Impact

You can help every child discover lifelong strengths through reading.

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Become A Tutor

Change lives. Maybe even your own.

Tutors take a year or more to make our community stronger. In the process, they transform themselves.

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Tutor Spotlight

Closing the Gap

"Being a part of Literacy First gave me a sense of hope and opportunity for change."

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Upcoming Events

  1. The Socially Distant Study Social

    August 1 - October 15
Proudly Serving

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that gives people the chance to serve in locations across the country. AmeriCorps*Texas programs give members the opportunity to strengthen Texas communities while being part of a national service movement. The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin works with our nation’s education systems to ensure that every student leaves school prepared for success in post-secondary education and the contemporary workplace.

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