The Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI), a collaboration between NC State’s College of Education and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, partners with community-based organizations to examine and empower youth voices. Our mission is to amplify student voices through student publications, advocacy, and leadership. Our Motto is: Write, Engage, and Lead.
Project email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D.
In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), Assistant Professor of English Education and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., shares her work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Youth Authors Share Their Stories at Literacy and Community Initiative 2021 Reading Celebration
Youth living in North Carolina had an opportunity to share their stories and amplify their voices during the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) 2021 Reading Celebration, held at the Friday Institute and streamed online on April 23.
With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article
Following the completion of their second self-published book, Junto students in the Literacy and Community Initiative program wrote a peer-reviewed article that was published in Fringes, the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association journal.