What is The ALC?
A brief summary of The American Literacy Corporation
The American Literacy Corporation (ALC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The purpose of the ALC is to design and implement supplemental literacy programs that will promote the importance of learning to elementary school students grades K-5. Since the inception of the SuperReader Program in January 2001, SuperReader has performed for over 150,000 children in all 50 states.
The mission of the ALC is to support new and on-going literacy efforts by working with head start programs, schools, daycare centers, libraries, churches, community-based organizations, and other institutions with programs targeting educational enhancement and development for elementary-age (K-5) students.Read More
2017 Summer Camp Winners
Below is the list of the short story and art contest winners of the Central PA Writers and Illustrators Summer Camp held July 10th through 21st at Harrisburg University. The camp included students going into 3rd through 12th grade in the fall of 2017. The camp was coordinated by the American Literacy Corporation (ALC). The … Continue reading 2017 Summer Camp Winners
The Jewel of the Delta
The Jewel of the Delta – The founding of Mound Bayou is about how two former slaves, Isaiah T. Montgomery and Benjamin T. Green, established an all black town in the deep South of the Mississippi Delta. Through hard work and sheer determination, they and other brave settlers persevered to build a thriving town. The … Continue reading The Jewel of the Delta