Literacy in New Orleans
For more information or to get involved in the fight for literacy:
- STAIR: Provides FREE reading tutors for 1st-3rd grade public school students in parishes within the Greater New Orleans area.
- YMCA Adult Literacy: Provides FREE literacy education to adults a the New Orleans Public Library Main Branch. They depend on word of mouth to spread information on their services so please let your friends, neighbors and community know.
- Turn the Page: A campaign to make New Orleans the most literate city in America by 2016, supported by New Orleans Public Library Foundation, the New Orleans Public Library, the Friends of the Public Libraries, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and library systems from the southeast Louisiana system.
- The Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy: Promotes adult literacy by fostering community partnerships and supporting non-profits who work to end illiteracy.
- Literacy Alliance of Greater New Orleans: Provides development for adult literacy programs and advocates for resources in support of this programs in the Greater New Orleans area