Make Your Answers Count! 2015 Trivia Challenge
Click here to join the Literacy is Life Team Trivia Challenge, held across BC. Get a team together, raise funds, win great prizes and support a good cause!
You’re invited to a special event!
You’re invited! Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed September as Literacy Month in Vancouver. We’re holding a special flag-raising ceremony at Vancouver City Hall on September 8th. Click this window to RSVP to our launch event.
Find BC Literacy Programs In Your Area
Are you looking for information about literacy support in your community? Whether you need to find a literacy organization, program or a literacy outreach coordinator in your community, start your search here.
Thank you to our partners and sponsors
We would like to recognize the individuals and organizations who are supporting the Literacy is Life campaign throughout September. Click here to see who has shown their support of literacy programs during Literacy Month.
Literacy is Life Events Around BC
Various events are being held around the province in September – Literacy Month! Here’s a handy guide to see what’s going on in your community. Click this window to be redirected to our listing.
Literacy Month Proclamations in BC
Has your community proclaimed Literacy Month? Click here to read our list to find out if your mayor and council are supporting Literacy is Life this September.
Decoda Literacy Conference: November 18-20
Registration for Making Sense of the Modern World opens soon! Join us as we explore practices in five streams of literacy: Adult, Family, Community, Workplace, and Emerging Literacies. There’s something for everyone! Click this window for our conference page.
Supporting early literacy development…
One of our most popular early learning programs is Parents as Literacy Supporters, or PALS. Run by literacy practitioners, the program provides parents and caregivers new strategies to support their preschool and kindergarten-aged children’s learning in fun and interactive ways. Click here to find out more…
Your Support is Making an Impact…
Your support makes life-changing differences for adults in B.C. Tenneh’s early experiences in Sierra Leone prompted her to find many different ways to survive in her harsh surroundings. Upon arriving in the Metro Vancouver area, Tenneh initially felt relief. However, these feelings soon changed as she faced the reality of moving to a new country.... Read more
Read our Literacy Manifesto
The Literacy Manifesto is Decoda’s way of looking at literacy in the 21st Century. Using the Manifesto, we hope to create a new understanding of literacy amongst British Columbians … because it truly is not just about the ability to read and write.
A culture of community-based literacy and learning in British Columbia.
COMMUNITIES REACHED ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA
Family Literacy Progams Held in 2014
Adult Literacy Programs Held in 2014
Literacy Workshops & Seminars
Attended by 8,095 People
Support literacy in your community!