The African American Literacy Coalition

Amount Awarded



Northeast, South Central

Start Date

May 1, 2021

End Date

April 30, 2024

Program Officer

Chan Brown


Educational Attainment


To provide access to books and family engagement activities, advocate with policymakers, and focus on early literacy initiatives to increase the number of African American students who can read at a proficient level by fourth grade, with a focus on Junction City, Kansas City, Lawrence, Topeka, and Wichita.

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