Literacy Volunteers of Illinois

Literacy Volunteers of Illinois

NLD ID #88546
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Contact Information

641 W. Lake Street
Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60661-1308

Primary Contact

Dorothy Miaso

(312) 857-1582

Hours of Operation

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Program Overview

LVI engages in a variety of programming on behalf of staff, tutors and learners. Through our Resource and Referral Center we recruit andrefer to local literacy programs tutors and students and maintain an up-to-date Volunteer Directory on our web site of programs, with a map showing location,needs and services. LVI also conducts through the Center a spring On the Road to Literacy Conference and a fall New Readers for New Life Conference.

In National Service, LVI has been a leader in the field having
sponsored six VISTA and AmeriCorps programs that in the past twenty-five years have engaged over 1,000 individuals in education activities in over 150 host sites that included Head Start Centers, elementary schools, high schools, and community, faith and agency-based adult education programs. Our current VOCAL program had 39 members this
past year who served at 24 locations.

LVI also works correctional education and sponsors a volunteer-based tutoring program known as Jump Start which provides one-to-one tutoring for incarcerated young adults.

As a statewide organization LVI is also involved in a
variety of public awareness and advocacy activities to make people more conscious of the literacy needs of people right in their communities and stimulate interest in volunteering.

This program listing was last updated: February 20, 2019.

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