Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI)
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.
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In their first publication, A Leg Up, the student authors at CORRAL Riding Academy explore their stories in their first published book. Use these guides for readers and educators as you read A Leg Up.
What does it mean for youth to take action in our communities? In this webinar entitled, “Activating Youth Voices: Promoting Activism and Advocacy in Teens and…
See Unbroken Pieces Through the Shadows is the third book written by the students at Bull City YouthBuild with writing instruction provided by LCI educators. The stories in this book represent the strength, determination and intelligence of the YouthBuild students. Use these guides for readers and educators as you read See Unbroken Pieces Through the Shadows.
This book follows the authors from Juntos NC and their explorations with their relationship to their community but also advocates for the challenges and issues that they and their families face. Use these guides for readers and educators as you read The Voices of Our People: Nuestras Verdades.