350 parents and family members are learning to participate in LIFE's models for change
Our Parents and family members
Parents and family members volunteered with LIFE to repair infrastructure and to ensure that students have clean water
Our Parents and Family Members participate in these Programs
1 2 3 Books in Home Lending Library---LIFE Jamaica
LIFE has provided reading books and level readers for students to take home and read during he week. The students must return the books and present an oral, written or pictorial description to the literacy teacher of what the book was about.
Monthy Parent Workshops---LIFE Jamaica
Each school has monthly parent workshops to teach parents and other family members how to help their children talk, read and write at home.
Sing Talk And Read (STAR) Program---LIFE Jamaica
Aimed at preK and K students, the STAR program increases language developement through different forms of expression. In addition, the STAR program emphasizes social behaviors, self control and manners.
Stop the Slide Programs---LIFE Jamaica
There are multiple school holidays including the summer vacation when reading skills can regress. LIFE is committed to stopping any deterioration in reading ability during days and weeks away from school and plans similar programs to its successful "Stop the Summer Slide" program.
It's Never Too Late---LIFE USA
A LIFE volunteer works with a team of guidance counselor and social worker at two schools in Harlem to improve student attendance and decrease tardiness.