The REAL Children

Meet the amazing kids in our program!

Christian loves to paint, create and play with friends at The REAL Program
Enjoying a (pre-COVID) summer climb in our favorite North Shore Community College tree!
Mountain scene created by Crystal in our virtual art classes.
Amina and Crystal enjoying this beautiful setting at the home of Becky Richardson, Nahant -summer 20
Reading together is beautiful... just like these REAL students
Hayley is a fun girl who loves, loves, loves the tree
The REAL Program is just like The Little Engine that Could
Jeremy is a great climber, artist and brother!
Kauri has a smile that won't quit--all day long!
That smile goes on for days!
Playing together is a big part of learning
Crystal's t-shirt says it all!
Eduardo loves to read in the branches of the tree
REAL teaching interns make a big difference. This is Caty!
Summer walks to the library in Beverly Farms provide a KEY ingredient to our recipe for success!
Uriel and Stella at the 2019 Pete's Park Summer Fun Day!
A little REAL smile competition here! Raisa Ferreras (ESL teacher, board member) and Kauri have fun.
Jose is a strong basketball player, builder and great friend to all at The REAL Program
This says it all!
Kauri is still smiling!
Muhammed plays chess and board games- we do lots of that when we can!
Hayley not in the tree!
One requirement for finding our home at 17 Atlantic St, Lynn was proximity to open space to RUN!
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The REAL (Reading and Educational Assistance for Learning) Program's mission is to improve literacy in Lynn, Massachusetts.

The REAL Program is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 
Donate or volunteer today!

The REAL Program, Inc.

Payne Family Literacy House
17 Atlantic Street • Lynn, MA 01902

Director: Jan Plourde • 978-993-4425 • jan@therealprogram.org

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Muhammed plays chess and board games- we do lots of that when we can!