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Letter from Abesuad

Hi, my name is Abesuad Mendez. I am 29 years old. The Parent-Child Education Program has transformed my life as a mother incredibly. I have learned to better communicate and understand my daughter. I have another daughter who is 10 years old. When she was as old as my young daughter’s age (2 years old)…

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Summer Salutations to New Board Members!

  We are pleased to welcome 3 new members to our Board of Directors! Read on to learn more about our newest volunteer leaders.   Kyler Arnold, Texas House of Representatives Q: How did you get involved with AVANCE? A: My fiancé attended the AVANCE luncheon last year and afterwards told me about the work AVANCE…

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Letter from Veronica

Personally, AVANCE has helped me understand the relationship with my children. The parenting class has given great advice and the opportunity to speak with other moms about everyday things about our children. In ESL class, something that was reinforced was the importance of knowing how to spell common things, such as name, address, and telephone number. In case…

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Summer Fun at AVANCE!

“A-B-C, 1-2-3 Reading is Fun for Me” Our Summer Nutrition & Literacy program was a spectacular success! A total of 68 children and 55 parents learned new healthy messages and literacy concepts over 5 weeks using educational curriculum from the H-E-B Read 3 program. The program also brought other highlights, such as a family field…

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Highlights of Mom Speakers from the 2018 Graduation!

On May 30, we honored the accomplishments, courage, and strength of 257 parents and children who completed AVANCE’s signature Parent-Child Education Program. For nine months, these dedicated families committed to a weekly parenting and early childhood education program. Ours was the first of many graduation ceremonies for these families who, by completing the program, prepared their young…

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Corporate Volunteer Corner Spring 2018

As the 2017-2018 program year comes to a close, we’re feeling extremely thankful for all the community support we’ve had throughout the year. Our corporate volunteers contribute valuable time and resources to our program! We’re proud to spotlight 3 corporate volunteer groups who have partnered with us to make an impact on our Parent-Child Education…

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Special Volunteer Spotlights: Erica & Liliana

As our 2017-2018 Parent-Child Education Program year comes to a close, we are feeling incredibly grateful for all the community support we’ve received along the way. Our volunteers are some of our greatest supporters, aiding teachers and staff in making AVANCE programming a great success! We are lovingly spotlighting two extra special volunteers whose hard work…

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The Results Are In: #AmplifyAVANCE 2018

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>   A special message from our toddlers class, thanking YOU for making Futures So Bright during Amplify Austin 2018. On March 1-2, our community celebrated Amplify Austin Day, our city’s 24-hour day of giving. Thanks to YOUR support, AVANCE-Austin received more than $24,000, beating our…

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