Associate Director, Center for Literacy
UIC Center for Literacy
1040 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607
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Ruby Camacho is the Associate Director for the UIC Center for Literacy. She oversees Center grant management, programming & administration. She is also the AmeriCorps Program Director and collaborates with Center-affiliated principal investigators to develop grant proposals that expand current Center activities and implement new literacy programs. Ruby believes that community service is one the best ways to learn about helping others as you learn about yourself. She has been instrumental in securing AmeriCorps funding to support family literacy education programs for Chicago parents served by the Center. Her efforts encourage members and staff to develop a mindset of serving their community for a lifetime. Ruby has an M.A from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.