Category Archives: News

WITS in the News – Univision Chicago

Anualmente, los programas de WITS ofrecen apoyo de lectura y libros a miles de estudiantes en Chicago Public Schools, incluyendo más de 100 estudiantes de Talcott Fine Arts And Museum Academy. ¡Gracias a Univision Chicago por cubrir nuestro trabajo y a Dr. Bahena por ser una campeona para los estudiantes de Talcott y WITS! Mira más aquí.

WITS in the News – WGN Radio: The first identity that a student has is “I can read”

Brenda Langstraat, WITS CEO, on WGN Radio.

Brenda Langstraat, WITS CEO, talked with Scott Cochran on WGN Radio about WITS’ partnership with Chicago Public Schools to advance student literacy in 80 neighborhood schools through the integration of teacher training and mentorship programs—a unique model that is accelerating reading level growth in our students. The goal is that every student in WITS programs achieves that ‘spark’ of a love of learning! Thank you, Steve and WGN! Listen here.

Forefront Feature on Non-Profit Sustainability

We are excited to share Forefront’s blog post on non-profit sustainability highlighting the WITS/Boundless Readers merger.   Included in the feature is an interview with WITS CEO Brenda Palm.  Read the the full post here.

Forefront is a statewide membership association for nonprofits, philanthropy, public agencies, advisers, and allies. Forefront’s feature helps elevates WITS presence as a leader in non-profit innovation.