The mission of Words Alive is to open opportunities for life success by inspiring a commitment to reading.
Words Alive Programs
Early Childhood Services
Words Alive serves San Diego County pre-school age children through integrated Early Childhood programs which include Early Literacy Intervention, Read-to-Me Workshops, the administration of the nationally recognized Raising-a-Reader program and partners with the San Diego Unified School District, Neighborhood House, Head Start and others.
Words Alive provides essential literacy services to San Diego County's teen population aged junior to senior in high school and early college through our flagship Adolescent Book Group program and the Westreich Scholarship. Partnering with the San Diego County Office of Education, the Juvenile Court & Community Schools and several local colleges and universities, Words Alive creates opportunities for these teens to realize academic and social success.
Words Alive partners with community organizations in the development, facilitation and administration of important literacy-based programs. Building libraries, donating books, conducting workshops, training community leaders and partnering with organizations such as the East County Health and Human Services, Neighborhood for Kids Incredible Families programs ensures that literacy is a key component in building strong communities.
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Words Alive Evaluation and Outcomes Report
Words Alive is excited to present our first, formally published, comprehensive outcomes presentation of our programs.
Donate your new and gently used books to Starbucks locations across San Diego during the month of April! Proceeds will be used to create Leneidng Libraries at our program sites throughout San Diego!
SAVE THE DATE!
Two Great Events!
Warwick's and Words Alive present:
Khaled Hosseini in Conversation
June 26, 2013
To be presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla June 26th at 7:30 pm. Please join us as we welocme back Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand splendid Suns, as he discusses his newest novel, And the Mountains Echoed with Martha Barnette, co-host of public radio's A Way With Words.
This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $32 and available only through Eventbrite. Tickets include admission for one and a copy of And the Mountains Echoed.
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Please join us for this memorable event!
10th Annual Author's Luncheon
November 12, 2013
We're excited to announce that we have set the date for the 2013 Annual
Author's Luncheon! For our 10th year of celebrating the students,
families, and volunteers of Words Alive, this year's event will be held
November 12th at the gorgeous Torrey Pines Hilton. We'll hear fromAlice Hoffman, bestselling author of The Dovekeepers, Practical Magic, Here on Earth, The River King, and many more. Hoffman will discuss her newest work, Survival Lessons. We hope you'll mark your calendars for this 10th anniversary event!