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21-Day Racial Equity Challenge with United Way of the Central Carolinas

01.29.2021

Join Heart Tutoring and thousands of people across the Charlotte region in the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge with The United Way of Central Carolinas! This is a powerful opportunity for shared learning and growth that invites people in the Charlotte region to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community.

 

 About the Challenge

  •  FREE to participate!
  • Receive an email every weekday January 18–February 15 highlighting a different topic with links to recommended articles, videos, podcasts and more.
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Tutor Testimonials and Call for Volunteers

01.14.2021

Students are waiting!
Spread the word: 250 more virtual tutors are needed.

With virtual tutoring, it’s never been easier to make a difference for our community’s students who need practice with basic math concepts like counting or addition/subtraction: it only requires one hour per week and no prior experience. You don’t even have to live in Charlotte! This 7 minute video shows you just how easy and impactful it can be.

Ready to…
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Heart Tutoring’s Kelsey Ripley is a Guest Writer for the Community Resilience Project’s December 2020 Newsletter

01.07.2021

Our own Kelsey Ripley was a guest writer for the Community Resilience Project December 2020 Newsletter. Read her reflections on six months of virtual tutoring below!

One Word: Hope

Dear Community Resilience Project Family,

We have finally arrived. Together, we have made it to the end of 2020. What words would you use to describe this year? I sat down to write this letter and began with that question. In thinking about my own answer, words like crisis, grief, and exhaustion quickly bubbled to the … continue reading

Sherpa and Heart Tutoring Presentation

11.11.2020

It was our pleasure to start the Sherpa Spotlight Series with a fun seasonal theme – “Tips and Tricks to Make Math Less Scary”! At Sherpa’s invitation, Heart Tutoring’s Executive Director Emily Gaffney reviewed the importance of early math skills and shared resources for easy ways parents can support young children in building an understanding of numbers. Gaffney shared, “When children become powerful with numbers, it impacts the rest of their lives – from developing important habits like perseverance, clear thinking, and problem-solving, to feeling … continue reading

Staff Spotlight!

11.05.2020

Heart Tutoring is so grateful to everyone on our team for their hard work every year, and especially this year as we transition to supporting students virtually! Keep reading to learn more about some Heart staff members who are working behind the scenes to help make the program possible.

Alexandra Blackwood

As a Program Coordinator, I serve as the liaison between my school site, school staff, students, volunteer tutors and Heart staff. I help tutors navigate our curriculum and monitor student progress. I decided to … continue reading

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