Our community partners and supporters are organizations, foundations, and businesses that have made a sustained commitment to help improve literacy in our community. We are so grateful for the many ways that they contribute to our programs and operations.
Coconino County Detention Facility
TLC partners with the local jail to provide a series of classes for incarcerated males focused on employment literacy, general literacy development, and exposure to poetry and other literature.
Coconino Community College Adult Education
Coconino Community College Adult Education offers classes that support or enhance literacy learning. Many classes are available to adult learners wishing to improve their skills in English, technology, and to obtain a GED. CCC regularly refers learners to TLC and vice versa.
Flagstaff Shelter Services
We are starting a literacy program at Flagstaff Shelter Services focused on employment literacy and basic literacy skills. Through this partnership we will also build referrals to TLC, Goodwill, and Coconino Community College.
Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD)
FUSD contracts with TLC to teach English as a Second Language classes at Kinsey Elementary school one night a week throughout the year. This class is open to Kinsey parents and other community members. In addition, TLC volunteers provide teaching assistance for the adult GED program at Killip Elementary School.
Goodwill of Northern Arizona
Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona is an industry-leading not-for-profit business that turns donations into good jobs, good homes and good neighborhoods, and they provide support for the Literacy Center programs. Goodwill refers learners to TLC and vice versa.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Part of Senior Corps, RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network. Organized locally through the Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University, RSVP recruits volunteers for many different programs at TLC.
Sunnyside Neighborhood Association
The Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff provides community-based programs and services to local residents. Their programs and services include providing the neighborhood’s youth with positive opportunities and promoting literacy (including technology) of all residents.
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange has bought and sold used books, games, movies music and more in our local communities for over 30 years. With 6 locations across the state, they strive to promote literacy, fight censorship, and recycle, reduce, reuse! Bookmans Flagstaff has regular fundraisers and book drives for our Partnership for Literacy Rehabilitation in the jail.
Other Major Supporters
- Geile Charitable Fund
- Molly and Joseph Herman Foundation
- Raymond Educational Foundation