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February 2019

Amplify Austin 2019

February 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Join Literacy First in building a better future during Amplify Austin, our community's annual day of citywide giving!

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March 2019

Dr. Seuss Reading Day 2019

March 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Thank you to all of our Dr. Seuss Reading Day 2019 attendees! Literacy First’s Lawyers for Literacy group invites members of the community who are interested in taking up the fight against childhood illiteracy in Austin to join us for Dr. Seuss Reading Day! Give an hour of your day to connect with AmeriCorps members giving a year of service, observe part of a one-to-one literacy tutoring lesson, and read a book aloud to a young child who will be…

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April 2019

Literacy Luncheon 2019

April 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Austin Public Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, Texas 78701
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Join us for the Literacy Luncheon on April 11, 2019 and learn how you can change a child's life by helping them learn to read.

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August 2019

The 6th Annual Study Social

August 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - August 17, 2019 @ 12:00 am
800 Congress, 800 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Save the date! The Study Social is an annual social event for Austin's civic-minded young professionals, benefiting Literacy First. Join us at 800 Congress in downtown Austin for a night of food, drinks, raffle prizes, music and more!

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September 2019

26th Annual Tutor Swearing In Ceremony

September 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Joe C Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Watch a recording of the 26th Annual Swearing In Ceremony here. The journey of a tutor teaching young Austinites to read starts with a commitment to serve our community. Literacy First invites you to recognize this commitment at the 26th Annual Tutor Swearing In Ceremony. Support our 2019-2020 cohort of tutors as they take the official AmeriCorps pledge and begin their service journeys. WHEN: Monday, September 9th, 2019, program from 10:15-11:00am Please plan to arrive between 9:45-10:00am and be seated…

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Kendra Gives Back to Literacy First

September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kendra Scott Domain, 11506 Century Oaks Terrace #104
Austin, TX 78758
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Enjoy sips, sweets and jewels for a cause when "Kendra Gives Back" to Literacy First! Join us at Kendra Scott in the Domain on Thursday, September 26th from 5:00-7:00pm. A portion of proceeds from the evening will go to Literacy First when you mention us at checkout!

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March 2020

Amplify Austin 2020

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - March 6 @ 6:00 pm

Give to Literacy First during Amplify Austin and Amplify Austin's youngest readers!

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April 2020

Literacy Luncheon 2020

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the University of Texas at Austin, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78712
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The 3rd Annual Literacy Luncheon benefiting Literacy First has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 2020

Literacy Now

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A FORWARD-LOOKING CONVERSATION ABOUT THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EARLY LITERACY An expert panel discussion on recovery efforts in the wake of COVID-19 and how, together, we are building bright futures for our students. THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE ON MAY 20, 2020. CLICK HERE TO WATCH A RECORDING OF THE PANEL DISCUSSION ON YOUTUBE.   RSVP TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LOGIN INFORMATION FOR THIS WEBINAR Technical difficulties with Zoom? Prefer to watch on a different platform? Register here to watch the…

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August 2020

The Socially Distant Study Social

August 1 - October 15

Please join us by participating in the Socially Distant Study Social when you Book Your Ticket to Read anytime now through Fall 2020.

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