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OUR HISTORY

Our organization has come a long way since we were founded in 1986 as a prison ministry called The Sioux Falls Area Literacy Council.  Since that time, the mission to teach adults to read, write, and improve life skills has evolved into what it is currently - to empower adults and children to thrive through literacy education

Evolving the mission allows our organization to increase the reach and impact of our literacy partnerships and expand the scope of our literacy programming.  In 2014, The Sioux Falls Area Literacy Council changed its name to REACH Literacy to reflect how we are now reaching an even broader community across the Sioux Empire.

OUR STAFF

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PAIGE CARDA, EMPA

Executive Director

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Brooke Sieff

Program Director

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Mary Kool

Bookstore Manager

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kuol Malou - President
Megan Baldridge - Vice President
Lezlee Herdina - Treasurer
Jenny Lockhart - Secretary

At Large:
Jon Heber

Holly Meier
Rachel Clarke
Catherine Sommervold
Morgan Larsen
Anita Manning

Linda Halliburton
Kris Denevan

"Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope."

Kofi Annan

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