Literature for All of Us uses books and writing to facilitate circles of connection, healing and growth in the face of social inequity. By inviting participants to explore the transformative power of their own voices, we help build resilience.
Provide trauma-informed literacy support for more than 800 participants ages 12+ | Facilitate 27 weekly book groups at 15 Chicagoland sites | Distribute more than 2,000 new books including novels, poetry collections, children’s books and writing journals | Publish 27 original poetry anthologies | Promote family literacy through book group programs for pregnant and parenting teens | Partner with programs nationwide to share our award-winning curriculum | Support workforce development with on-site literacy enhancement and soft skills training
Read our 2018 Program Snapshot
What is a book group? Watch this video to discover how Literature for All of Us opens worlds by opening books. Visit our YouTube channel for even more stories!