Specific Programs
Projects and

Partner Perspectives

Reach Out and Read-Gary (ROR)

GLC "Learning Partner"
Mentoring Project

Dr. Seuss Celebration
"Read Across America"

Project R.E.A.D.
Reading Early Accelerates Development

Authors' Row

Financial Literacy Day

Book Club Extravaganza

International Literacy Day

Literacy Link

Summer Connections Brochure

Project "One-by-One
and Book-by-Book"

Barber Boosting Books

Pediatric Reading Rooms

Partner Perspectives

Bi- monthly partner meetings provide a resource for sharing best practices and literacy information.

Partner meetings are held each 4th Tuesday during the months January, March, May, July, September, November. Meetings are scheduled from 5:00PM - 7:00PM in the Slick Conference Room at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus 600 Grant Street, Gary, IN.

The agenda at each meeting allows partner organizational sharing, networking and collaborative support opportunities. Partners are able to gain literacy related information in a variety of areas from presenters throughout the region.

The Gary Literacy Coalition, Inc. Partners

Lisa Adediran
Lake County Minority Health Coalition

Dr. Vanessa Allen
Urban League of Northwest Indiana

Judy Ball, Nora Robbs
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. - Beta Mu Chapter

Ruthie Benard
NWI Black Nurses Association

Morning Bishop
Morning Bishop Theatre

Camille Britton, Chanel Woods, Priscella Wilson
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Valerie Broadnax
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors

Nicole P. Brown, M.S.
Workforce Development Services, Inc.

Dr. Ella Bush, Chester Baren
Images of Hope

Evelyn Cain
Dunbar Pulaski Middle School

Bernice Franklin
Literacy Advocate

Dr. Cheryl Pruitt, Superintendent
Gary Community School Corporation

Wendell Carey
Gary Rotary Club

André C. Clay, Sr.
Literacy Advocate

Ben Clement

Barbara Cope
Literacy Advocate

Sandra Cotton
Clark Road Genesis Family Center, Inc.

Fredricka Davidson
Methodist Hospitals, Inc. Auxiliary

Gerri Davis, President
Truck City of Gary

Agnes George, Patricia Lovelace
American Association of University Women

Nathaniel George, Teshezia George
N'finity Consulting

Tifanny Gray
Author/ Consultant

Charius Haney
Gary Educational Foundation

Mary James
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Gary Alumnae Chapter

Louise Lee
Kiwanis Club - Gary

Dr. G. A. McKissack
Chi Mu Delta Sorority

Ella S. Monroe
Institute of Youth Community Programming

Mary Oren
Literacy Advocate

Joan Price

Millicent Ross
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Eugenia Sacopulos
IVY Tech Community College Northwest

Dr. William A. Shields
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Dr. Steve Simpson
Reach Out and Read - Gary

Chelsea Stalling
City of Gary

Delores Teamer
Literacy Advocate

Gregory West
Food Express

Mary Williams, Doris Wilson, Annie Moore
Gary Reading Council

Michelle Wilson
Literacy Advocate

Mr. Ken Patrick, Director
Youth Services Bureau