Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.
This NC State College of Education spotlight on Friday Institute Deputy Director Jose Picart, Ph.D., highlights his expertise and experience that aligns with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the College.
NC State Students Help Underserved Students Share Their Stories Through Work with Literacy and Community Initiative
As the Literacy and Community Initiative releases reading guides to accompany books written by student authors throughout the community, NC State students reflect on the experiences they have had working with the program.
Literacy and Community Initiative Offers Book Recommendations for Teen Readers
To encourage reading among youth, the NC State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative has created a list of recommended reads for middle school and high school students.
Youth Authors to Release New Books Through College of Education’s Literacy and Community Initiative
Student authors from three community-based organization partners celebrate the release of two new books.
[Video] Student-Authors Read Excerpts from Published Works at Inaugural Reading Celebration
The Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) investigates and promotes the power of voice among historically underserved students by supporting literacy learning in educational community-based organizations. Hear student-authors read excerpts from their published books at LCI’s Inaugural Reading Celebration.
The Literacy and Community Initiative Hosts Inaugural Reading Celebration
On March 29, 2019, the Literacy and Community Initiative hosted their first reading celebration at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Youth from Triangle Literacy Council’s Bull City YouthBuild and the Juntos program shared their narratives from their published books.
Meet Kenya Shakir, Raleigh College Center Coordinator
By Elizabeth A. Thompson The fall college semester is right around the corner. Many anxious, excited families will soon load vehicles with necessities and mementos from home as eager young...