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Life Learners

Minnesota's education gap dims the future for too many children

A culture of success requires the engagement of a community that believes all children are important.

The Minnesota Council of Churches believes that access to quality education is a racial justice issue that the community can no longer ignore. That is why we are partnering with successful tutoring and mentoring programs to encourage members of congregations to become a tutor or mentor to a child who is not thriving at school.

Life Learners from Minnesota Council of Churches on Vimeo.

Can you spare some time to create hope?

Volunteers throughout Minnesota are revitalizing their communities and re-engaging their neighborhood schools by becoming tutors and mentors to children who are not thriving in school. Research has shown that one-to-one relationships can make a real and lasting difference.  Volunteers are needed for 1 – 3 hours a week for the academic year. Training is provided and the partner programs provide support and curriculum for the tutor to work with the student.

Complete this interest form to get in touch with our partners:

   
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View a Life Learners flyer (.PDF)

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