Math Literacy Workers (MLWs) are young people (high school and college students) who teach math-based activities to younger children in their neighborhoods and communities.


Who We Are

  1. We represent a range of students, from high achievers to those struggling academically, and are generally from the neighborhoods we work in
  2. Positive catalysts and influencers in our peer groups
  3. We develop agency and are trained in the core competencies of teamwork and cooperation, leadership, relationship building, and conceptual and analytical thinking
  4. We represent a scalable, bottom-up approach to youth development and education reform in this country


What We Do

  1. Improve academic outcomes for elementary school students
  2. Determine and pursue our own paths to success that include college graduation
  3. Act to remove institutional and systemic barriers to our own individual success and the collective success of our peers