LISTO is a literacy program for the entire family under one roof, supporting all family members with their educational needs and goals. LISTO promotes bilingual literacy through:
- A supportive pre-school environment in Spanish for 3, 4, and 5 year-olds
- Early learning for infants and toddlers in a culturally and developmentally appropriate environment Multi-age homework support and college readiness for school-age siblings
- English as a Second Language (ESL) and INEA-basic literacy classes in Spanish for parents.
LISTO provides services to low-income Latino families in Jackson County. LISTO is an all-family member program, helping children of all ages prepare for school and college readiness. Parents also have classroom and support group time that covers language skills, parenting skills, parent engagement and community involvement. Parents are empowered to participate in additional Leadership Development and Health & Wellness Trainings.
Children and parents enjoy cultural activities with their families throughout the program year, September to May.
LOCATIONS & PARTNERS
LISTO is housed at Phoenix Elementary and Medford Central High School. The program operates four nights a week, from 5:30 pm -8:00 pm.
LISTO partners with Head Start, Southern Oregon Early Learning Services, INEA-Mexican Consulate, SOU-Academia Latina, Phoenix-Talent School District, and Medford School District, and is made possible with sponsorships, grants, individual donations, community partners and collaborators.
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