Beyond Basics organization began in the spring of 1999. It began as a coat donation project in one of the urban elementary schools in the Detroit Public School System. For two years we ran pilot programs with students from one school, testing ideas and measuring the interest level of the children. In February 2002, we were motivated by the response of participating students and we incorporated ourselves as a non-profit for the sole purpose of reaching more children.
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Beyond Basics is a 501(c)(3) student-centered, literacy non-profit, serving students in Detroit public schools since 2002. We partner with principals and schools to bring students to literacy by providing reading, tutoring, and supplemental programs – writing, art, mentoring, and partnerships – throughout the school day for students in grades Pre-K through 12.
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Executive Director and founder Pamela Good, talking about our organization at Beyond Basics.
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