Bright Futures Ahead

Full-time professional tutors teaching K-2 students how to read in English and Spanish.


Bright Futures Ahead


Served since 1994

Success Rate

In making measurable progress toward grade-level reading skills


Of support provided
to K-2 students since 1994

Former Tutors

Who dedicated a year or more
in service to our community

Our Mission

We partner with school districts to ensure all children are reading at or above grade level by third grade.

Student Spotlight

More Than Reading

“Right now she’s just a happy little kid who is just starting to sound out words for the first time."

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Make An Impact

You can help every child discover lifelong strengths through reading.

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Become A Tutor

Change lives. Maybe even your own.

Tutors take a year or more to make our community stronger. In the process, they transform themselves.

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Tutor Spotlight

Closing the Gap

"Being a part of Literacy First gave me a sense of hope and opportunity for change."

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AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that gives people the chance to serve in locations across the country. AmeriCorps*Texas programs give members the opportunity to strengthen Texas communities while being part of a national service movement. The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin works with our nation’s education systems to ensure that every student leaves school prepared for success in post-secondary education and the contemporary workplace.

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