The Urban Literacy Collaborative and Clinic is part of the Language and Literacy Unit within the Department of Middle and Secondary Education (MSE). We provide a number of programs aimed at advancing teaching, research and outreach.
- Literacy courses throughout various programs in literacy education (visit: literacyclinic.education.gsu.edu/about-the-clinic/)
- Literacy webinars for teachers and students
Webinars are designed to help advance teachers’ practices in literacy instruction. Please check the website for updates.
Literacy graduate students will provide individualized reading screenings to youth followed by an easy to read report and conference with parents/caregivers.
These are annual summer youth programs aimed at advancing intellect, identity development and literacy proficiency of youth while focusing on reading and writing about critical issues affecting humanity.
- African American Read-In
An event celebrating African American heritage through readings, interactive games, spoken word performances and other literacy-based activities
- Black Girls’/Youth WRITE!
These are annual summer youth programs aimed at advancing intellect, identity development and literacy proficiency of youth while focusing on reading and writing about critical issues affecting humanity
- Children’s and Young Adult Literature Library
The ULCC houses a children’s and young adult library. Georgia State students can check out books.
- Multicultural Book Lists
Booklists are provided to help select books for youth
- Social Justice Book Clubs
Collaborative literacy groups to teach youth about social justice and social change through children’s and young adult literature
- Youth Writing Workshops
Youth programs are designed for youth to experience various literary aspects through writing.