Nuestro Retrato (Our Portrait)

This event celebrates the accomplishments of adult learners and highlights the organizations that support them — The Consejo Hispano de Alfabetizacion, or the Hispanic Literacy Council (made up of Centro Romero, Corazón a Corazón, Erie Neighborhood House, Family Start Learning Center (FAST/UIC), Instituto Progreso Latino, Poder, Enlace Chicago, St. Joseph Services, Universidad Popular, Citywide Chicago,…

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Erie House Receives $10,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Erie Neighborhood House a $10,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to approximately 1,000 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools across the 44 states that Dollar General serves. “The grant we received from the Dollar…

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Erie House Receives $75,000 Grant to Support Literacy Initiatives

The Illinois Secretary of State/Illinois State Library Literacy Office awarded a $75,000 Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant to Erie Neighborhood House. The grant will support the agency’s Community Literacy program, a volunteer-driven initiative that pairs adult learners with tutors in one-on-one and small group settings to develop language and literacy skills. “Our main goal is to…

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