Literacy Connection is a FREE education program for young adults dedicated to improving their reading, writing, and math skills.
Literacy Connection includes:
- Pre-High School Equivalency (formerly GED) classroom instruction Monday through Thursday
- A stipend through participation in a Service Learning project (contingent upon regular class attendance)
- Work readiness and career exploration workshops
- Social support (child care, money management, legal aid)
- Computer-assisted instruction
Participants must be between 16-24 years old, not employed, and not attending school.
Hours and Locations
Literacy Connection is available in three locations:
- Mott Haven Library
Classes: Monday through Thursday, 11 am–4pm; Friday 11 am–2pm
- Bronx Library Center
Classes: Monday through Thursday, 12pm–5pm; Friday 12pm–3pm
- West Farms Library
Classes: Monday through Thursday, 11am–4pm, Friday 11am–2pm