Houston ISD is proud to continue a systemic school-based literacy volunteer program to support Literacy By 3. A key ingredient of Literacy By 3 is family and community engagement and partnerships. Community volunteers are currently being recruited to support literacy alignment through Houston Real Men Read.
Houston Real Men Read is a mentoring program in which gentlemen who are business and community members from across the greater Houston area volunteer one hour of their time once a month to read to students in third grade in HISD schools. The program reinforces three fundamental principles: