Spotlight on Monica Ortiz: Living Her Life’s Mission through Literacy First  

Monica, our AmeriCorps Coach Manager, recently celebrated her
10-year anniversary as a staff member. In honor of this milestone, we sat down with her to learn more about who she is, her career journey, and the role Literacy First has played in her life over the past decade. Find out how Monica’s decision to serve through AmeriCorps with Literacy First transformed her life path.

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Former Tutor Spotlight

Katie Van Winkle’s Service Comes Full Circle While working as a professor at Austin Community College (ACC), former Literacy First tutor Katie Van Winkle would interact with high school students […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Annika Olson

Annika Olson serves as an Assistant Director of Policy Research at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Urban Policy and Research Analysis, whose mission is to “strengthen Black […]

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