Volunteer with Speak UP’s iTutor Program
As a part of our ongoing community service initiative, we are sharing this special opportunity to volunteer to provide additional educational resources to students-in-need through Speak UP’s iTutor Program.
Through this impactive program, Speak UP links students with volunteer tutors to help them with their assignments. In most cases, children learning online are receiving instruction from their regular teacher but need additional assistance with homework and worksheets.* As schools near the end of the winter semester, there is an increased demand for tutors to help students get across the finish line.
To sign up to be a tutor, please visit here and enter “The Jewish Federation” when asked who you were referred by. A Speak UP representative will then reach out to you to prepare you for participation in the program.
If you have any questions, please email Mary Kohav at MKohav@jewishla.org.
*Recent studies have shown that the digital divide affects marginalized communities most directly and promotes the reproduction of inequality and that up to 100,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students lack access to the internet at home. Free or low-cost tutoring programs are one way to help bridge the divide.