Multicultural Family Literacy Program (MFLP)

Multicultural Family Literacy Program

A chapter of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities America Reads program

Literacy Mentor reading with students in the community

About Us

The Multicultural Family Literacy Program is a chapter of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities America Reads Program. A collaborative effort between the College of Education and Human Development, The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, and the University YMCA in partnership with the Minneapolis & St. Paul Public Schools, along with various community organizations.


The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities America Reads program is dedicated to increasing the literacy skills of Kindergarten - 8th grade students, supporting the educational efforts of our community partners, and together fostering the academic, personal, and career development of students and University of Minnesota literacy mentors.


To positively impact students by teaching them lifelong learning skills and cultivating interest in secondary and higher education.  To develop relationships between America Reads and the Twin Cities community, creating positive outcomes in literacy and beyond.

Make an Impact! Get Involved! Become a Literacy Mentor!

The Multicultural Family Literacy Program is looking for literacy mentors that have work-study funds who want to make a difference in the lives of kindergarten- 8th grade students in the community. They work in classrooms, one-on-one, or in small group settings in the program’s community partner sites. Locations of sites are near or off campus and are accessible by public transportation or personal car. Literacy mentors work hours are flexible and fit into class schedules!

Contact the MFLP Coordinator to APPLY!





Contact Information:

MFLP Coordinator

Raul Aguilar Jr.