Check out the resources below to find a volunteer opportunity, sign up for trainings, and get started!
Click to download our Guide to Literacy Volunteer Opportunities in Oakland.
Check out our Trainings page to see information about upcoming trainings and resources from past workshops.
Everyone who volunteers at an OUSD school needs to be registered as a volunteer, either directly through the school district OR through the literacy program with which you work.
Visit our Volunteer Registration page for more information about the process and requirements.
Oakland Reads 2020, launched in 2012, is an initiative of the OLC committed to doubling the percent of Oakland students reading at grade-level by the end of third grade by the year 2020.
NOTHING IS MORE BASIC, MORE ESSENTIAL, MORE FOUNDATIONAL, AND MORE IMPORTANT TO A CHILD'S SUCCESS IN LIFE THAN THE ABILITY TO READ WELL.