Public Service

school children and yellow bus

The Dana Center’s work, based on our mission of enabling all students to achieve success in postsecondary education and the contemporary workplace, also includes two large public service initiatives.

Literacy First

Literacy First is an early childhood literacy program. Our mission is to place highly-trained AmeriCorps members in low-income schools to deliver intensive and effective tutoring to advance K-2 students to grade level in reading by 3rd grade…read more


The Texas Homeless Education Office is committed to ensuring that all Texas children in homeless situations have the opportunity to enroll in, attend, and succeed in school…read more