About the Finalist:
"Learn to Read Jacksonville is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving adult literacy in Jacksonville, Florida since 1969. Learn to Read (LTR) provides reading, writing, and math instruction at no cost to adults 16 years of age or older who are generally below a 6
th grade reading level. Through grants and community support, LTR delivers over 1,900 hours of small group instruction, computer-assisted instruction, and one-on-one tutoring to more than 500 students each year.
We help our students achieve goals such as: preparing for the GED test, reading to children/grandchildren, preparing for a citizenship or a driver’s license exam, and securing or retaining employment. We are proud of our students and our Organization’s recognition: Northeast Florida Nonprofits LOCAL FOCUS. LASTING IMPACT.™ Grassroots Award and Florida Literacy Coalition’s Excellence in Education Award."