AARP Foundation Experience Corps of Greater Boston is hosted by Generations Incorporated. For 20+ years, Generations Incorporated has worked to connect older adults with the children who need them most. Today, we remain dedicated to bringing the most impactful literacy program to the children of Greater Boston, by engaging the region's fastest-growing human resource: older adults. During the 2020-21 school year, Generations Incorporated is offering its literacy program virtually to local Boston Public Schools, providing much needed one-to-one reading support to children during this time of education disruption.
Program Launch: 1998
Program Impact (2018-2019 school year)
- Students served: 3,638
- Volunteers: 261
- Hours of tutoring: 52,188
- Classrooms served: 174
- 74 percent of students who were below grade level at the beginning of the year improved their reading and literacy performance by half a grade level or more
- 97 percent of volunteer tutors reported that they were satisfied with the academic progress they made with students
Experience Corps Boston/Revere is a proud AmeriCorps site and sub-grantee of the SIF program under a grant provided from the Corporation for National and Community Service to AARP Foundation.