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Reading Empowerment for Adults in Dickson County

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aka READ   |   Dickson, TN   |  www.dicskonreads.org

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Mission

READ will partner with adult learners in Dickson County and the surrounding communities who desire to improve their literacy skills and will provide resources and tutoring to help them reach their academic and life goals.

Ruling year info

2022

Executive Director

Susan Hasley

Main address

PO Box 1212

Dickson, TN 37056 USA

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EIN

87-3042038

NTEE code info

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Our organization tutors adults who want to improve their literacy skills. We tutor both English-speaking and non-English-speaking adults, with a fundamental knowledge of the English language to those who are preparing to take the high school equivalency exam. Our goal is to give adults the literacy skills they need to change the trajectory of their life.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Literacy for Life

This program is for adults who have a low literacy level and want to improve their basic phonics and comprehension skills.

Population(s) Served

We work with adults who want to improve their English language Skills as an additional language.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Ethnic and racial groups
Economically disadvantaged people
Incarcerated people
Nomadic people
Adults
Ethnic and racial groups
Economically disadvantaged people
Incarcerated people
Nomadic people

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our goal is to partner with adults and create a program to help them meet their goals.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Reading Empowerment for Adults in Dickson County

Board of directors
as of 05/20/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Melissa Duke

Charlie Isaacs

Ann Galya-Ferebee

Renee Badon

CASA

Heidi Faulks

Dawn Hutton

Tri-Star Bank

Pam Edmond

Dickson Co. Help Center

Mary Collins

Dickson Co. Board of Education

Randall Brison

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/20/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability