Written by Jessica Dunahoo
The Student Education Association (SEA) and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society (KDP) at Governors State University will host a Literacy Project that takes place throughout the month of March. The project will celebrate the nationwide Read Across America (NEA) and Literacy Alive! (KDP). Student leaders and other volunteers will be reading and facilitating literacy activities at four different sites:
South Suburban PADS (4411 W. Gatling Blvd, Country Club Hills)
Thursday, March 1st from 4-6pm
The Garden of Prayer Youth Center (657 E. Court Street, Kankakee)
Friday, March 2nd from 4-6pm
Together We Cope (17010 Oak Park, Tinley Park)
Thursday, March 8th from 4-6pm
Ronald McDonald House (211 E. Grand Ave, Chicago)
Friday, March 23rd from 7:30-9pm
Literacy activities will vary by location but will include an assortment of read-alouds, book creations, and crafts. All materials will be provided for the activities and then donated to the location at the culmination of the event. We are collecting children’s books (new and used, in good condition) throughout the month of February to donate to these shelters and centers.
This project is an extension of our Education for Sustainability event initially begun this past November. For more information or to RSVP, contact Hannah Gruben at firstname.lastname@example.org.