Copyright © Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program

PO Box 1113, Española, NM 87532   •   505-747-6162 (office)  505-614-5748 (cell)

Physical address:  Española Public Library at Lucero Center, 313 Paseo de Oñate

How to Help

  • Tutor 2-3 hours per week
  • Refer someone for tutoring
  • Make a donation
  • Volunteer your expertise

Our Vision

We envision a community where all adults have the literacy skills that enable them to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Our Mission

We provide free, one-to-one tutoring for adults reading at or below 6th grade level. We work with both Basic Literacy students and new English learners.

Board and Staff

Board President: Susan B. Roybal
Vice President: Jennifer Garcia
Treasurer: vacant
Secretary: Catherine Aguilar
Guru Simran K. Khalsa, John Provost

Past President: Yvonne Maestas Atencio
Program Director: Beverly M. Post  
Program Assistant: Lesly Bencomo

Office Intern: vacant

Office Hours

Monday: 9 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday: 10 am-6 pm
Wednesday: 9 am-4:30 pm

Thursday: 3 pm-6 pm
Friday: by appointment
Saturday: 9 am-noon

Please note: we are a small office, and sometimes we are in a meeting or out at an event. If you're making a special trip to the RAALP office, please call in advance so we can be sure to be available.

Office Phone: 505-747-6162 
​Cell Phone: 505-614-5748

Email:  or 

The RAALP office is located in the

Española Public Library at the Lucero Center
313 Paseo de Oñate

Española, NM 87532

Mailing address:
PO Box 1113

Española, NM 87532

Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program (RAALP) began operation in 2012. The organization was founded by members of the Española Valley who are dedicated to improving reading skills for adults in an effort to break the cycle of illiteracy in our community.


Transforming Lives Through Literacy