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Augustus F. Hawkins Literacy Center


The Augustus F. Hawkins Literacy Program is hosted at the Charles Martin Youth Center and open to students in grades 3-5. The program’s goal is to improve reading and reading comprehension for students that are struggling with literacy skills ultimately assisting students in achieving higher ISTEP scores. Student’s meet after school on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Literacy Center 2016-2017 Session

The Literacy Center 2016-2017 classes start on September 13th.  Please complete form below to sign up to Volunteer or to Sign up your Student!

Literacy Center Sign-up

For more information on the Literacy Program including enrollment opportunities contact 574-280-7092.

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Students are assisted by volunteers from St. Mary’s College and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Additional support for the program is provided by PNC BANK, United Way of St. Joseph County, Eaton Corporation and Memorial Hospital.