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Mission Statement

The Urban Literacy Project’s “4 Keys to Literacy” program works with authors, publishers, volunteers, agencies and other organizations promoting literacy to increasing reading levels with academically poor-performing children in urban communities. Get involved today.

Help Us Provide Equal Literacy for All American Children

Provide Books

Help us provide special reading books to school children, the children of our read-alongs, their communities and schools.

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Volunteer to read books to the children, listen to the children read aloud, and help us distribute books to the school children.

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Partner with us

Partner with us to introduce reading, literacy, books and authors to the school children (optionally through Benevity).

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Your generous donation of any amount helps us all achieve the equal access to literacy for all American children.

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We now have a car donation program

Have a vehicle you don’t use? Bought a new car and don’t know what to do with the old one? Donate it! It will help us out and you will receive a tax deduction. Go to

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Thank you for supporting equal access to literacy for all school children in America.

Together, we're implementing book donation outlets in every city that will accept the books into the community and give them to needed families with school children. Get involved today.

Your generous donations help us with the acquisition of books, distributing the books and administrative support. Please donate today.

Steven Jefferson, Ed. D
Executive Director
Urban Literacy Project