Our Founder

 Our Mission

How Can You Help?

  Stephen Earley Jordan II


OutStretch Literary Advancements Inc.

Stephen is an author, performing artist, and cultural critic. He tours colleges and speaks on issues of race, class, and gender.

OutStretch Literary Advancements Inc. established in 2009 is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization, striving to provide quality mini libraries of multicultural literature to foster group homes with young men age 13-18.


Our mission is to promote literacy and higher education, enhance critical thinking and foster a college-bound state of mind.

Our motto seems to sum that up:

Building libraries. Building young men.

Download a copy of our booklist and donate new or gently worn copies.


Click the link below for a monetary donation. Remember, all donations (monetary and books) are tax deductible.

Interested in having a mini library in your group home? Download a copy of the application.



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