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Carterville, Mt. Vernon Awarded State Adult Literacy Grants

SPRINGFIELD – Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White Thursday awarded over $5.6 million in Adult Literacy Grants to help students develop and enhance their reading, math, writing and English-language skills.

Locally, John A. Logan College in Carterville will receive a Community Literacy Grant for $26,200 for its JALC AVL Make a Difference Project.

The Southtown Youth Programs Center in Mt. Vernon will get a Family Literacy Grant for $50,000 for the Penny Severns Family Literacy Grant Application Project.

Click here to see the complete list of grant recipients.