Literacy Partners is delighted to partner with organizations that embody our values and are committed to empowering individuals through learning. Our partners have decades of experience in grassroots engagement, and we count on their collaboration to enable us to make deep and lasting impact on the lives of the students we serve.

El Centro, a storefront immigrant day worker center in Port Richmond, Staten Island, was developed in 1997 by a collaborative effort of Project Hospitality, the Latino Civic Association, and St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church to address the needs of the newly arrived immigrant day laborers and their families. Through immigrant and labor advocacy, educational workshops, labor leadership training, and emergency intervention for hunger, homelessness and health/safety needs, El Centro provides opportunities for economic empowerment, community-building and organizing.

Since 1916, Grand Street Settlement has served the members of its community through empowerment, support, and advocacy services. The settlement’s programs help community members become stronger advocates for themselves and others in their neighborhood.




Jordan L. Mott M.S 22 is a community of learners that works together to solve any and all problems that stand in the way of high-level student learning – which means learning that meets grade-level standards and beyond. The school provides individualized attention to meet its students’ academic, social, and emotional needs to ensure that every student leaves the building at the end of eighth grade prepared for success in high school!

Literacy Inc works to engage families and community members to support young readers in high need neighborhoods. LINC harnesses the power that exists in every community to make literacy a value and right of all children. Children’s educational success is the path out of poverty and the key to achievement.

It is the mission of Project Hospitality, Inc. to reach out to community members who are hungry, homeless or otherwise in need in order to work with them to achieve their self-sufficiency — thereby enhancing the quality of life for the community. Project Hospitality advocates for those in need and by establishing a comprehensive continuum of care that begins with the provision of food, clothing and shelter and extends to other services which include health care, mental health, alcohol and substance abuse treatment, HIV care, education, vocational training, legal assistance, and transitional and permanent housing.

Since 1831, Sheltering Arms has strengthened the education, well-being, and development of vulnerable children, youth, and families across the New York metro area so that everyone has the support and opportunity needed to maximize their potential. Through innovation and partnerships, they enable low-income children and families to take steps toward brighter futures, free from the cycle of generational poverty.