NEWS FLASH: Houston ranks 60th out of the 75 least literate cities in the United States … with 75th being the least literate. In Harris County, 1.2 million adults cannot read above the 3rd grade level. Houston, we have an urban literacy crisis!
EastSide University provides Houstonians in crisis with the tools and skills needed to transform their lives. From basic reading and writing skills to high school equivalency, computer, English and employment preparation skills, EastSide University is rebuilding Houston by building a literate community.
To continue and expand our services, we need the support of visionary partners who are vested in the future of our city – Partners like you!
This year, we are thrilled to announce that on Monday, October 8, 2018, we will honor The Houston Dynamo and President Chris Canetti for turning a page and writing a new chapter in Houston’s sports history. Highlights include success stories from players, special guests, ESU alumni, and Manson B. Johnson, II.