Arkansas Literacy Councils, Inc.

Contact Information

801 Louisiana St
Little Rock, AR 72201 - 4619
(501) 907-2490
FY 2017 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission

Executive Summary

The Arkansas Literacy Councils, Inc. proposes to have 35 AmeriCorps members who will tutor, recruit, and/or train adult learners and volunteer tutors in 21 community-based literacy councils in Arkansas. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for tutoring 525 adult learners in Basic Literacy or English as a Second Language (ESL), financial literacy, and soft skills development training. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 175 volunteers who will be engaged in tutoring adult learners in Basic Literacy and ESL, financial literacy, and soft skills development.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Economic Opportunity. The CNCS investment of $238,551 will be matched with $309,994; $307,036 in public funding and $2,958 in private funding.

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