Wise Readers to Leaders

Amount: 
$250,000
Year: 
2017
Field of Interest: 
Youth
Program Name: 
Tikkun Olam Corps Program
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Founded in 2013 with the support of Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles, Wise Readers to Leaders works to provide a powerful program for Jewish teens that engages them in closing the achievement gap for the underserved LA youth through a free, rigorous summer literacy and enrichment program.

Grant Purpose: 

The Tikkun Olam Corps Program engages Jewish teens in year-round meaningful service learning opportunities with thousands of underprivileged youth.