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Aquinas Literacy Center, Chicago, Illinois

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Address: 3540 South Hermitage Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60609  
United States
Fax: 773.927.8980
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 200
Number of People Being Served: 200
EIN: 36-4192809
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Mission Statement


The mission of Aquinas Literacy Center is to help students develop economically, socially, and culturally. We help students develop marketable job skills; participate in community, political, and religious activities; and interact with people from other cultures in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Description


Aquinas Literacy Center offers individualized English language instruction to residents of McKinley Park and other south and southwest side Chicago neighborhoods. We rely heavily on volunteers and offer all of our services at no cost to students. The majority of our English language instruction comes in the form of one-on-one tutoring. Each week Aquinas welcomes hundreds of volunteer tutors and area students to the center for these sessions. Our tutors use a variety of proven teaching techniques to advance their studentç-´ understanding of English.

Aquinas Literacy Center offers individualized English language instruction to residents of McKinley Park and other south and southwest side Chicago neighborhoods. We rely heavily on volunteers and offer all of our services at no cost to students. The majority of our English language instruction comes in the form of one-on-one tutoring. Each week Aquinas welcomes hundreds of volunteer tutors and area students to the center for these sessions. Our tutors use a variety of proven teaching techniques to advance their studentç-´ understanding of English.

Mission Statement: The mission of Aquinas Literacy Center is to help students develop economically, socially, and culturally. We help students develop marketable job skills; participate in community, political, and religious activities; and interact with people from other cultures in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Denominational Affiliations


Roman Catholic


Local Affiliation



Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes