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Campaign for Grade Level Reading Conference

Reading into Success received Pacesetter Honors award at the conference.

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Annual Meeting 2017 Recap

Thank you for joining us for Connections: Impacting Our Community. Each year, this event gives us a chance to look back at the past year and celebrate[..]

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YAA Alum Spotlight: Katelyn Schany

In 2012, Katelyn Schany served as UWECI's first Youth Achievement AmeriCorps member. Read more about her experience in the program and how it shaped[..]

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YLS Member Spotlight: Jenna Hamer

Meet Young Leaders Society (YLS) member, Jenna Hamer. 

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Preventing Summer Slide

Summer slide sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s a serious issue affecting too many children every year.

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WLI Luncheon 2017 Recap

On May 24, we hosted our Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) Luncheon at the Cedar Rapids Country Club. It was a great opportunity to bring together[..]

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AmeriCorps Spotlight: Tommy Govert

Youth Achievement AmeriCorps (YAA) members focus on getting things done in East Central Iowa by strengthening our communities, encouraging[..]

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Day of Caring 2017 Recap

On Thursday, May 11, we held our annual Day of Caring. Day of Caring is one of the largest organized volunteer events in Cedar Rapids.

Each year, local[..]

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Intern Spotlight: Tory Brown

Learn about our marketing intern, Tory Brown.

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Time for Art 2017 Recap

On Friday, April 28, we held our third annual Time for Art event at CSPS Hall.

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