Reading Corps is proven to work. AmeriCorps members make the difference.

As you read this, remember, many Minnesota kids can't. Serve. Experience life-changing growth.

In Minnesota today, nearly one in three third graders is failing to reach basic levels of literacy.

Our goal: To help every Minnesota child become a successful reader by the end of third grade.

You can help. More than 1,500 literacy tutors are needed to serve each year.

Minnesota Reading Corps places more than 1,500 literacy tutors in Minnesota schools each year. Apply to become a literacy tutor!

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Meet our Tutors

They come from all walks of life — recent college grads, career changers, retirees.

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For Current Members

What is Reading Corps?

As the nation's largest state AmeriCorps program, Minnesota Reading Corps is a strategic initiative of ServeMinnesota

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Our sister program, Minnesota Math Corps, provides tutoring to fourth- through eighth-grade students who are struggling with math.