Lokesh Ravichandran, Staff Software Developer with DST, is the Site Coordinator for Garfield Elementary. He has been instrumental in the growth and success of our team there. Today at Garfield we have 120 DST Readers – many of whom Lokesh has personally recruited!
I am someone who believes that educating our children is the single most important thing we can do. When our children are educated, it empowers them and in turn our community. It is something that I always tried to promote while living in India. I was happy to find Lead to Read, an organization aligning with my volunteer interests right here in Kansas City!
Lead to Read KC’s vision of making sure local students have basic reading skills is a noble one. But what truly makes this an amazing organization is their ability to build relationships; showing students someone cares.
Readers get to see first-hand the impact they have on students. Watching kids start to love reading is what brings us back each week!
Lead to Read is bringing our community closer, making it kinder and more humane, all while helping our kids have a brighter future. I want to get as many people involved as possible with the program, because there are many more students to help, and I believe people are ready to get involved.
I Lead To Read because I can be involved in a program that makes a true difference.