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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+. 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. 

Literacy Center Summer Session

The Literacy Center 2017 Summer Session enrollment has started!  Please complete form below by July 3rd to sign up  to be apart of the program.


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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.