The Sankofa Reading Program is a culturally-based, nine-week intensive reading intervention program for kids in grades K-5 that pairs tutors with students to increase reading skills, reading levels, and to build young scholars’ self-confidence and self-motivation in reading and learning.

Logistics for the Sankofa Reading Program: 

  • The series will run February 13 through April 12, 2023 
  • Sessions will take place three days per week (every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) from 6:00-7:30pm 
  • By registering for the series, students are committing to attending all sessions
  • Registration is required, and spots are limited
    • To apply, families should fill out an application (printed and fillable attached here) and return the completed form to Sankofa Manager, Jamie Carter ( They can also return the applications to the Rice Street Library and staff can send the form to Jamie. 
  • Any families with questions about the program should be directed to Sankofa Manager Jamie Carter (