KnowledgeBases > The Adolescent Literacy KnowledgeBase > Element 3 > Activity 3 > Task 2: Work with Local Cultural Groups and Community Organizations
Local cultural organizations can assist educators to reach out to recently immigrated families. Likewise, community organizations can support adolescents beyond school hours. Possessing an awareness of such local groups can aid educators in their efforts to improve adolescent literacy.
This link is to the Carnegie Corporation of New York's report on adolescent literacy development in out-of-school time. The document is a practitioner's guidebook for incorporating adolescent literacy instruction in out-of-school time programs.
As noted at its website, "The American Indian Science and Engineering Society's (AISES) mission is to increase substantially the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines."
This link is to the Big Brothers Big Sisters website.
This link is to the National Indian Education Association website. As noted at its website, "The National Indian Education Association is a membership based organization committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting our cultural and linguistic traditions."
This link to the National Urban League's website provides information about education and youth development.
This link is to the YMCA's national website.
This link is to the YWCA's national website.