Reading aloud helps children gain the knowledge and skills neccessary for learning how to read. We know this not just from research but also from paying attention to the profound impact reading aloud can have on children’s language development, including vocabulary, spelling and grammar; their imaginations and views of world; and their capacity for problem-solving.
Join us as we build garden boxes for Flanner Working Farm "Community Garden." Flanner Farms will soon sprout on the 2 1/4 acre campus at nearby 24th and Martin Luther King streets, making it the future site of the largest urban farm in Indiana.
We operate with the core belief that children do not need to “get ready” to be readers and writers; instead, we believe they already are readers and writers—albeit on their own terms—as they live and learn inside literate communities (Glover & Ray, 2008). In challenging widely held beliefs about “readiness” we wish to capitalize on what children do know rather than focus on what they don’t know.
For a young professional, negotiating a salary or asking for a raise can be a daunting task. Join us for this event to learn tips on how to negotiate with ease.
Did you know that 27,000 low-income Hoosier 4-year-olds are not enrolled in a high-quality, pre-K program? But you can help change that alongside United Way of Central Indiana as we fight for all children to have access to a high quality early childhood education.
This workshop creates a safe place to learn about nonprofit financials. Budgets, balance sheets, cash flow statements, restricted vs. unrestricted funds and accrual vs. cash accounting will be explained in lay terms. Our presenters have spent extensive time providing controllership services for nonprofits.
United Way is hosting our second annual UNITE 2017! A one-day conference specifically for YOU, our United Way Engagement Coordinators (ECs). We’ve had EC workshops and training in the past, but this year we are shaking things up.
United Way needs volunteers for its ReadUP tutoring program. Can you spare one hour a week to help 3rd graders catch up to their classmates?