Encore.org visited an education center run by Proyecto Pastoral, in a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles, where a dedicated band of Senior Corps tutors work 15 to 40 hours a week with eager preschoolers – kids who could otherwise fall behind in school readiness.
The grandparents are trained by our friends at the nonprofit Jumpstart, to implement a preschool language and literacy curriculum.
See for yourself: Watch our 2:00 video about the undeniable results of the “grandparent effect” – and the joy the work brings the volunteers.
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