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

Judy Ball 
Phi Delta Kappa Sorority

Ruthie Benard
NWI Black Nurses Association

Camille Britton 
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Valerie Broadnax
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors

Felisha Brown
Covering Kids and Families of Indiana

Nicole P. Brown, M.S.
Geminus Childcare Resource & Referral
Gary Community School Corporation

Andre’ Clay, Sr. 
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

Ben Clement

Sandra Cotton 
Clark Road Genesis Family Center, Inc.

Fredricka Davidson
Methodist Hospitals, Inc.

Denise Dillard
Workforce Development Services

Louise Lee
Kiwanis Club – Gary
University of Illinois

Nellie F. Moore
Gary Community School Corporation

Ella S. Monroe
Institute of Youth Community Programming

Annie Moore
Gary Reading Council

Mary Oren
Eastern Star

Alfreda Peterson
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. of NWI

Cynthia Pruitt
Calumet Township

Louis Robb
Lil Lou’s Beauty & Barber College

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

Millicent Ross
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Labrada Dunham
Gary City Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs

Bernice Franklin
Literacy Advocate
Trinity M.B. Church

Agnes George
American Association of University Women

Nathaniel George
N'finity Consulting

Teshezia George
Gary Commission for Women

Dharathula Harris
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

Charius Haney
Gary Educational Development Foundation

Sharon Haney
Another Dimension

Mary James
Delta Sigma Theta

Nina Hudson-Johnson
Marram Health Center

Lori Kuykendall
Marram Health Center

Delores Teamer 
Literacy Advocate

Shirley Thomas
Book Lovers Club

Terri Weems
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Mary Williams
Indiana State Reading
Reading Council

Doris Wilson
Gary Reading Council

Michelle Wilson
Literacy Advocate

Priscella Wilson
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Chanel Woods
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Beatrice Sea
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
Reach Out and Read - Gary