Educational Institutions

Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • www.lngc.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to champion the development of literacy in the individual, the family, the workplace, the school and the community by raising awareness, improving access and serving as a catalyst for literacy efforts.

Main Programs

  1. Winners Read,Winners Walk Tall, Children & Adult Basic Reading Program, & Literacy Hotline
Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

The Literacy Network serves eight counties with most programs primarily in Hamilton County; Kenton, Campbell and Boone Counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn County in Indiana.  Many of the children served are in the Cincinnati Public School System where 71.8% are
reported as economically disadvantaged.  LNGC also collaborates with over 60 different sites in the tri-state area, and refer students and volunteers to programs in their neighborhoods.

ruling year

1988

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Kathy Ciarla

Keywords

Self-reported

literacy, education, children

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Also Known As

Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati

EIN

31-6332564

 Number

8329161146

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement (B92)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Winners Read,Winners Walk Tall, Children & Adult Basic Reading Program, & Literacy Hotline

The Literacy Network
Adult Programs include:

1. Literacy Hotline: connects adult learners,
prospective tutors/volunteers and concerned parents with over 100 educational
programs in eight counties.

2. Tutor Training & Coordination Program:
offers training and places volunteers who want to tutor adults.

3. Adult Basic Reading Program: teaches literacy
skills to adults who read at or below a 4th grade reading level.

Literacy Network Children's Programs include:

1. Winners Read/Cincinnati Reads: provides disadvantaged K-6th
grade students with dedicated and well-trained reading tutors, so these
students will be able to read proficiently at grade level. In addition, tutors are encouraged to incorporate character lessons into tutoring sessions.

2. Children's Basic Reading Program: utilizes
Orton-Gillingham instruction, to teach 1st-5th grade children with severe
reading difficulties.

3. Winners
Walk Tall: trains character coaches to teach primary students life lessons,
manners and responsibility.

Category

Literacy

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

The Literacy Network serves eight counties with most programs primarily in Hamilton County; Kenton, Campbell and Boone Counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn County in Indiana.  Many of the children served are in the Cincinnati Public School System where 71.8% are
reported as economically disadvantaged.  LNGC also collaborates with over 60 different sites in the tri-state area, and refer students and volunteers to programs in their neighborhoods.

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LITERACY NETWORK OF GREATER CINCINNATI
Fiscal year: Apr 01-Mar 31

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Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati

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Principal Officer

Ms. Kathy Ciarla

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Lee Rose

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