Join our Team Trivia Challenge Fundraiser!
Are you a trivia buff? Do you like to dress up? How about meeting new people and having fun? Then tell some friends and sign up for our Team Trivia Challenge in Vancouver on September 28, 2014 – make your answers count! Proceeds support literacy programs for children and families, youth, adults and seniors in... Read more
Making a Big Impact in a Small Community
Charmead Schella is one of the most passionate, caring and inspiring people you’ll meet. One of 102 Literacy Outreach Coordinators in British Columbia, she’s a shining star, and she’s changing the lives of people. Find out how she is making an impact on her community of Port Alberni, BC through the Literacy Alberni Society. Read her story… ... Read more
Success as a Second Chance Learner
Literacy helps everyone, including people who have a degree in civil engineering. Imagine finding success in one country, then moving to a new continent, and finding that all of your hard work has been in vain. Eric now works in the field he loves because he got help from a community-based literacy program. Read his story… Born... Read more
Changing Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
William Booth, a member of our network of 102 Literacy Outreach Coordinators (LOCs) across BC, is among a group of community adult educators who see a very different side of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, and who are working hard to change its image. Click to read more about his work in the DTES community…... Read more
Literacy Improves a Family’s Life
Parents will do almost anything for their children, especially when it comes to giving them a better start at life. Parents spend thousands of dollars on education, music lessons, and sports to give their child an edge in a very competitive world. Read about how a mother has taken this notion to new lengths. Four... Read more
Born to Teach, Inspired to Act
“We’re here to support people who want to achieve their literacy goals.” Meet Barb Mancell, a Literacy Outreach Coordinator. As a school teacher for 34 years, Barb Mancell understands the importance of literacy gained through formal education. Click to find out more about how Barb realized and understood the importance of community-based literacy… ... Read more
Building Their Relationship Through Literacy
Can you develop stronger family relationships through increasing everyday literacy? Find out how one father and daughter make literacy activities such as the Daddy & Me Drop In program a part of their daily lives in order to learn together while building a special bond with each other… ... Read more
A culture of community-based learning and literacy in British Columbia.
COMMUNITIES REACHED ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA
Family Literacy Programs Organized
Workshops and Seminars Delivered in 2013
Working on Community-Based Action Plans
Let’s keep these numbers rising!