A well-rounded education begins with learning to read and reading well. Learning to read well is the only gateway to educational achievement and lifelong successes. Reading is especially important for students facing insurmountable social and economical barriers. Unfortunately, these children are at a higher risk of failing academically, and growing up making choices that could potentially effect their chances of leading long and productive lives. Usually children who aren't skillful readers tend to detache d themselves emotionally from the reading process. Not only is it important to teach children how to read, we must also convey to them that information evolves at an expedite rate, therefore, reading must become a lifestyle . Dr. Seuss reminds us that "the more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn , the more places you'll go. " places like college , at a great career with high wages, fabulous housing , and other luxuries the American dream. Peaches and Sourcream Children's Foundation, Inc. (PSCF) are champions of children and literacy , promoting the JOY of reading!
We have taken on the mantle of disrupting the School-To-Prison Pipeline, that is fueling the stereotypes and a process of criminalizing school age children , that carries out disciplinary policies and procedures within schools, putting children in contact with law enforcement, and driving many of our nation's schoolchildren into the pathway of the criminal justice system. Ultimately, students are pushed out of schools and into prison. According to the National Councilon Teacher Quality, the root of this problem exist in active racism when America has the means to teach children to readleading to poor reading skills. because according to the National Council on Teacher Quality " kids have never been taught to read, even though America has the means to d so.NAEP results, in 2019, We have learned that large and the Invisible Gap for Children in Foster Care, we have joined the fight against these injustices by encouraging a lifestyle of rea
Peaches and Sourcream, Inc. was established in August 2017 out of the pain, turned passion, of our Founder and CEO, Robin Muldor- Engram. In 2019, Peaches and Sourcream, Inc. was re-established as Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc, a 501(c)3 nonprofit . Our greatest commitment is to improve upon the childhood experiences of children living in neighborhoods , apparently, with invisible zip codes. We strive to reach children who are unfairly labeled as unable to learn. Our first step is our philanthropic efforts to raise funds to reduce barriers to learning. These funds are used to provide school supplies, uniforms, new to gently used clothing, food, and toys. Next , and most important, we use a hands- on approach to effect change, going into schools and other child-centered establishments, meeting students where they are, and bringing them to the realm of excellence through our literacy and intervention activities.
(1) August- September : Back to School events
(2) November: Thanksgiving Basket reading events
(3) December: Christmas Toys reading events
(4) February: Black Culture and Diversity reading events
(5) March: Read Across America reading events
(6) April: Eggtastic Egg Hunt reading events
At the intersection of social services and social justice, the mission of Peaches and Sourcream, Inc. is to promote quality childhood experiences that will positively transform the lives of children inside and outside every classroom. We focus on two goals: closing the literacy gaps that are fueling the School-To- Prison pipelines, and closing the Invisible gaps for students in foster care. We are champions of children and literacy! We specialize in creating wonderful 45-60 minute student- tailored reading experiences in small literacy groups, and using common core standards. We teach fundamental literacy skills to children struggling with reading in non-traditional, fun filled learning experience designed to promote the JOY of reading, building vocabulary through storytelling and interactive reading and play.
We are literacy interventionists and we will:
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