Literacy Pros of Jacksonville, Inc.

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching our community through the power of literacy.


WE NEED YOU! Are you a firefighter, chef, flight attendant, law enforcement officers, doctor, postal worker, military member or have a career that requires you to wear a uniform? 

We are looking for a variety of professionals volunteer guest readers. 

Donate an hour of your time to read to local kids, make crafts and talk about your career!

YOU HAVE TO POWER TO MAKE A BIG IMPACT!

Contact us for more details or to sign up!

literacyprosjacksonville@gmail.com

(904) 210-6677



OUR PROGRAMS

Blue4Books

An early learning reading program that promotes literacy skills and builds trust between children and uniformed law enforcement officers. An interactive experience where children read books and work with officers to complete crafts and activities that correspond to monthly book selections.

Literacy Tutor Training

We provide resources for volunteers from the community to serve as literacy tutors. We also provide literacy training for inmates in the Duval County Jail to tutor fellow inmates.

Teen Read2Lead

A six to eight-week course that promotes character building through literacy. Encourages reading as a path to achieve goals and realize dreams. Teen participants receive a certificate of achievement upon completion of program. Course is co-led by a Literacy Pros Board Member and local law enforcement officer.


CHECK OUT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/LiteracyProsJacksonville/


ABOUT US

Literacy Pros of Jacksonville, Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization in Jacksonville, Florida dedicated to eradicating illiteracy in our community.  Founded in 2003, we offer resources to volunteers from the community to become literacy tutors.

Literacy is the door to knowledge, essential to individual self-esteem and empowerment.” – Irina Bokova

OUR BOARD

Janice Gendreau, President
Susan Kaniut, Secretary/Treasurer
Julia Henry-Wilson, Immediate Past President
Sarah Van Cleve, Founding Member
Tenikka Hughes, Public Relations Committee Chair
Deborah Green, Board Member/Blue4Books
Vickie Miller, Board Member/Literacy Training
JSO Lt. Michelle Fletcher, Board Member/Inmate Literacy Training
Jennifer Blalock, Board Member/Teen Read2Lead
Demica Davis, Board Member/Blue4Books
Edie Palmer, Certified Literacy Trainer
JSO Chief George Pratt, Board Member/Teen Read2Lead
Doug Milne, Advisory Council
Robert Morris, Advisory Council

CONTACT US


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118 East Monroe Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
USA

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