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Overview:

Family Literacy of Racine (FLR) is a recognized, innovative
leader in family education
(SEE AWARDS BELOW), providing
comprehensive, integrated programming for low literacy/low
income families in Racine County.  
(SEE SERVICES)Major funders:

  • City of Racine–City Development Block Grant
  • Dominican Mission Fund
  • Gateway Technical College
  • RUSD Title 1 Program
  • RUSD Lighted Schoolhouse
  • United Way of Racine County

Awards:

  • 2001-“Unique Program Award”–Wisconsin  Adult Literacy Conference   
  • 2002–Student Ni Win recognized by Governor McCalllum as successful W-2 participant  
  • 2003–Student Nancy Posadas honored at Governor’s Mansion by Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. (attained GED)
  • 2003–First Lady Jessica Doyle Award for Family Literacy
  • 2007–Honorable Mention (Health Initiatives)–First Lady Jessica Doyle Award for  Family Literacy  
  • 2008–First Lady Jessica Doyle Award for Family Literacy
  • 2009–Racine Hispanic Business and Professionals Association “Community Enhancement” Award
  • 2009–Phi Delta Kappa, Racine Kenosha Chapter “Friend of Education” Award

News:

Since July 2011, Family Literacy has held a neighborhood camp for children 6-12 years of age.  On average, there are 38-45 children who register and attend summer camp each year.