Read On Communities

Read On Mesa


Read On Mesa is the City of Mesa’s community literacy initiative, a commitment among a broad base of collaborative partners to accelerate early literacy and reading achievement among the community’s most vulnerable children.

Read On Mesa is focused on coordinating literacy services, identifying gaps, and strengthening collaboration across community efforts related to school readiness, early grade success, family engagement, professional development, chronic absence, and summer learning loss.

Collaborative Partners:

  • City of Mesa
  • First Things First
  • IDEA Museum
  • Mesa Arts Center
  • Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • Mesa Community College
  • Mesa Public Library
  • Mesa Public Schools
  • Mesa Public Schools Foundation
  • Mesa United Way
  • National Center for Families Learning
  • Native Health
  • Southwest Human Development

Public Purpose:

To promote the importance and love of reading through accessible materials and programs that ensure Mesa’s multi-generational readiness for school, career and community. Areas of focus:

  • Community Engagement
  • Resource Alignment