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San Antonio Youth Literacy

San Antonio Youth Literacy (SAYL) promotes the literacy skills of at-risk youth. SAYL trains volunteers to work one-on-one with elementary school-aged children who are reading below grade level.

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“Not just learning to read, but learning to love to read.”

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Our Partnerships

San Antonio Youth Literacy is an opportunity partner with SA2020 SAYL is a recognized leader in the area of early reading intervention and is committed to increase to the number of 3rd graders reading on level.  This commitment is in direct alignment with SA2020’s target to improve 3rd grade reading scores. Last summer, SAYL signed on officially as an opportunity partner with Mayor Castro’s

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San Antonio Youth Literacy Superstars


Jessica was having issues reading that were partially due to poor eye-sight until the problem was discovered at SAYL…

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Samantha helps other children in SAYL her own age by reading with them at her Elementary school…

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Robert was reading at almost a full 2 grades below most of his classmates until participating in SAYL…

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Through volunteer assistance and interaction, Alicia learned how to read at a much higher level.

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