Tutors Needed

January 23, 2000

Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills. Among them:

Partnership for Learning, an agency of the Baltimore state's attorney's office, to work two hours a week with first-time juvenile offenders who have reading difficulties and learning disabilities. A nine-month commitment is necessary. The partnership will train prospective tutors, with the next scheduled session from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday. Contact: Mischa Green, 410- 396-5092.

Baltimore County Delta Community Outreach Center, 8503 Glen Michael Lane, Suite 103, Randallstown, tutors for an after-school program for ages 6 and older, working on reading, homework, computer skills and projects. Hours are 3: 30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact: Azonnie Scott, 410-922-8655.

St. Ambrose Family Outreach Center, 3445 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, one-on-one volunteer reading tutors for its Ujima youth program. Hours are 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Contact: Robyn Davis, 410-225-0870.

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