Who We Are

KOREH L.A. is a non-sectarian, volunteer-based children’s literacy program that serves Los Angeles county.

Our History

KOREH L.A. was founded in 1999 as part of the National Jewish Coalition for Literacy, an organization created in response to President Clinton’s “America Reads Challenge” to help children in America read independently and well by the end of third grade. KOREH L.A. is the non-sectarian literacy program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Our Mission

The word koreh in Hebrew means “read,” and that is the mission of our program: to support children’s literacy through a variety of volunteer-based and corporate-sponsored programs to ensure that all the children of Los Angeles can read – and succeed.

Our Team

The KOREH L.A. team works every day with volunteers and schools to help transform the literacy landscape of Los Angeles.

Meet the team below!

Kelsey Larsen

Kelsey Larsen

KOREH L.A. Program Coordinator

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