$10,000 Matching Challenge!


Support the Project Lit $10,000 Matching Challenge!


Your contribution will be matched dollar for dollar until we meet our $10,000 goal!


Thanks to Bill Passey and Maria Silva, who are passionate about the amazing impact of our Project Lit program, we have the opportunity to double your money and invest it in our youth. 


Project Lit is an afterschool program which ignites critical literacy for Title I students K-12. Through strategic partnerships with arts organizations, Project Lit cultivates a brave space for creative expression, cultural, emotional/social literacy.


Project Lit upholds the traditional literacies of reading, writing and speaking while

encouraging vital 21st Century skills including collaboration and teamwork, creativity and imagination, critical thinking and problem solving.


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Some of the outstanding impacts these programs have achieved:


Literacy Through Theater

92% of students improved reading/literacy skills

100% of students improved speaking and listening skills


Literacy Through Improv

97% of students increased self-esteem and confidence


Literacy Through Spoken Word

100% of teachers agreed they would use in their classrooms the techniques they had learned