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MORE: Making Opportunities for Reading Enrichment

Program Description:

Project MORE: Making Opportunities for Reading Enrichment AmeriCorps program will provide research-based family literacy for Head Start parents, develop members who have the knowledge and skills to successfully work with families, increase access to early childhood resources for early childhood families and professionals, and recruit volunteers and community members to sustain MORE for families accomplishments. MORE for families will provide critically needed support for early childhood family literacy programs. Teams will tutor parents, model parent-child literacy activities, and organize family literacy programs such as family reading nights, home library projects, and family literacy-based service activities.

Primary Contact:

Maureen Meehan
1040 W. Harrison
(M/C147)
Chicago, IL 60607-7133
County: Cook
Phone: (312) 413-1914
Fax: (312) 413-8083
Email: mmeehan@uic.edu

Host Sites:

Chicago Center for Early Education

1900 W. Van Buren
Room 2611
Chicago, IL 60612-3145
County:Cook
Contact: Barbara O'Laughlin
Phone:(312) 733-3134 ext. 0877
Fax:(312) 733-9636
Email: bjolaugh@uic.edu

FAST ESL HPVC

Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center
1645 N. California
Room 302
Chicago, IL 60647
County: Cook
Contact: Barbara Burger
Phone: (773) 489-8944
Fax: (773) 489-8967
Email: bburger@uic.edu

FAST ESL Central

1640 W. Roosevelt Rd
Room 611
Chicago, IL 60608
County: Cook
Contact: Barbara Burger
Phone: (312) 996-9361
Fax: (312) 413-7543
Email: bburger@uic.edu

FAST West

10 South Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612
County: Cook
Contact: Susie Karwowski
Phone: (312) 746-5416
Fax: (312) 743-1479
Email: skarwow@uic.edu

FAST South

4314 South Cottage
Chicago, IL 60653
County: Cook
Contact: Susie Karwowski
Phone: (312) 747-2354
Fax: (312) 747-2329
Email: skarwow@uic.edu

FAST Family Literacy - Outreach Office

10 South Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612
County: Cook
Contact: Sharon Osinaike
Phone: (312) 743-1471
Fax: (312) 743-1480
Email: osinaike@uic.edu