lights on main

Lights on Main is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Louisville located in the RePurposed lot at 615 W. Main St. An anticipated 100 trees will be decorated for the holiday season, intended to promote community and attract patrons to the downtown business district. Each tree is sponsored and decorated by a local corporation, group, family, or individual.

The Social

Come learn about our exclusive teacher networking and support group!

give for good louisville

We’re excited to announce that Kevin and Andy Trager have generously donated $100,000 over three years to expand our Mindful Literacy Curriculum, provide transportation to three after school camps, and increase access to technology and enrichment opportunities. Their support of our mission is making it possible to break down barriers that many families living in the Louisville area face on a regular basis.

Mindful Literacy

An adaptable Social Emotional Learning Curriculum Rooted in Literacy Foundations: written by teachers, for the engagement and success of every learner.

our
mission

I Would Rather Be Reading (IWRBR) provides equitable access to trauma responsive literacy support and social-emotional learning to children across greater Louisville.

our
vision

IWRBR provides reading tutoring, summer camps, after school programs, family engagement sessions, and professional development for educators and out of school time providers.

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    I really enjoyed perfecting guided reading and gaining a better understanding of trauma so I can help my kids with what they need. I loved this training and the IWRBR program.

    Kindergarten Byck Elementary Brooke Singleton

    I am honored to partner with a conscientious organization whose mission is to provide intensive literacy support to students that have experienced childhood trauma trauma. IWRBR goes above and beyond to meet the needs of students, families, and teachers.

    Principal McFerran Preparatory Academy Desiree Bush