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Literacy Network Of Greater Cincinnati

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Causes: Adult Education, Education, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement

Mission: Our mission is to champion the development of literacy in the individual, the family, the workplace, the school and the community by raising awareness, improving access and serving as a catalyst for literacy efforts.

Programs: Five programs constitute the core of the Literacy Network:Literacy Hotline: Adults who need help with their reading, who need to get their GED, or who need to take English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes can call 621-READ, and our staff will refer them to one of 60 adult education programs in the tri-state area.Cincinnati Reads: Cincinnati Reads recruits and trains volunteers to work one-on-one with kindergarten through fourth-grade Cincinnati Public School students struggling with reading.Tutor Training: Each year we offer ten Basic Tutor Training classes for adults who want to be tutor adult learners. We then refer trained tutors to local adult education programs.Adult Basic Reading Program: We offer free screenings and specialized classes designed to help adults with profound reading difficulties.Children's Basic Reading Program: We offer free screenings and specialized classes designed to help children in grades 1-4 with profound reading difficulties.

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