The United Voices of Youth is offering FREE adult literacy classes for adults struggling with reading, spelling and penmanship. The Back 2 Basics program returns to the simplicity of a phonics-based curriculum, incorporating music and rhyme to help facilitate memorization.Classes are held weeknights and Saturdays at Christ the Good Shepherd Church, 3303 W. Vernon Avenue. Please call UVOY at 888.881.8007 to enroll or to volunteer.See More
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I am President and Founder of United Voices of Youth (UVOY) a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to create community partnerships to assist underserved individuals in discovering their voices and their talent to lead, starting with their ability to read. Our signature program is
Back 2 Basics, a phonics based literacy program infused with music and rhythm, offered to individuals struggling with basic literacy.
Your University Park secret:
3 years ago, we partnered with USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and the Annenberg School of Communication to research the benefits of incorporating the elements of music and rhythm into our existing phonics-based literacy curriculum. The University’s research indicated the accelerated improvement in language learning using these techniques along with individualized instruction for the participant to learn at their own pace. We conducted pilot programs with children, teens, adults, special needs and non-English speaking individuals at the California African American Museum and various locations throughout Los Angeles.
Who referred you?
Executive Director of United Voices of Youth
School you attend:
Or school your children attend:
World music, reading, cultural education, cooking and entertaining, organizing individuals for collective enjoyable activities.
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