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About Us

STAIR is a volunteer-based, non-profit children’s literacy organization that provides free reading tutors for 1st - 3rd grade students from participating New Orleans area public schools. We operate 29 tutoring sites serving 250 students in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany and Plaquemines parishes. More than 300 volunteers participate in our program each year.

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Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR)
1545 State St.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Latest News
STAIR is proud to announce that we have expanded into Tangipahoa Parish with the opening of our new site at Hammond Eastside Elementary School. Tutors from Ebenezer Baptist Church and the community will begin tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays in mid September. We have also opened our second Covington tutoring site. Lyon Elementary students will be tutored on campus by the Faith Bible Church community. That takes us to 30 sites for our 30th birthday. What a wonderful present!