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Life Literacy Program

Listing Last Update: January 25, 2018


6430 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60636

Primary Contact

Melvin Hayes

(773) 699-8756

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

TURN THE PAGE – classes professional educators and tutors provide individualized attention to increase reading, writing, and math literacy levels.

REAL LIFE- LITERACY– classes coaching and mentoring to assist students in applying enhanced literacy skills to real-life, everyday situations from adopting new terminology to understanding the "fine print" to double-checking receipts.

Mission Statement

Up World, Inc. seeks to serve the historically marginalized, often forgotten youth of our communities to create a brighter future through education, empowerment, and social entrepreneurship. We aim to foster a positive environment with a focus on personal responsibility to enable young people to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in their professional and personal lives, and to gain a global perspective that will help them to become not only successful and conscious citizens of their communities, but also citizens of the world.

Hours of operation: 9:00am to 5:00pm

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