As remote learning continues for CMS students, Read Charlotte launches free, online reading tool for grades K-4

With in-school learning halted because of the coronavirus, in-home support has never been more vital for young readers.
By GlennOaks Media | July 16, 2020

New initiative, Tutor Charlotte, provides high quality, one-on-one tutoring across Charlotte

United Way of Central Carolinas and Read Charlotte launch expanded effort to boost reading proficiencies of at-risk students in K-3 grades
By Dee Dee Strickland | March 28, 2018

Reading is good for the soul — and fundamental to life success, however you define it

Indulge your passion with these Black History Month book lists and help a child in your life learn to love reading and reading to learn.
By Mordecia D. Strickland | Qcitymetro | February 26, 2018

‘Commit to 80’ campaign seeks ‘army’ of dedicated Charlotteans to double kids’ reading proficiency

Help reach the 80% goal by 2025: Sign up between March 7-21 for one or more of a dozen ways to help kids improve their reading and comprehension skills.
By GlennOaks Media | February 14, 2018

Reach Out and Read allows doctors to check health and promote literacy 

Dr. Rachel Banks talks about a Charlotte-based program that integrates health visits with reading advocacy for children.
By The Charlotte Observer | August 1, 2017

As retirement looms, Richard ‘Stick’ Williams pauses to reflect

Richard "Stick" Williams will retire Dec. 31 as president of the Duke Energy Foundation, capping a 36-year career with the company. He spoke with Qcitymetro about his career, his plans for retirement, and other matters.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2015

An audacious goal for Munro Richardson

As the new executive director of Read Charlotte, he may have the most challenging job in all of Mecklenburg County.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 29, 2015