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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is this Sunday, March 8th. It’s a time to celebrate women’s achievements and call for greater equality. This year’s theme is Make It Happen. One of the factors that can make things happen for women is literacy. And the benefits of developing literacy in women extend beyond individuals. “It improves livelihoods, leads… Read more

Literacy is Life

September is Literacy is Life month. Help us celebrate by raising funds and awareness in your community. We have a number of ways you can get involved. See what we have planned.Read more

Literacy Outreach Coordinator Spotlight

Kailey Erickson is one of 102 Literacy Outreach Coordinators (LOCs) in British Columbia.  In this video, she describes some of her work in Langley, B.C. and the positive effect that literacy programming has had in her community. Want to know more? Read how passion for her community led the energetic university grad straight to literacy… Read more

Caring for her community…

Kailey Erickson did not set out to be a Literacy Outreach Coordinator (LOC) – in fact, she went to school so she could work in a museum. But Kailey’s passion for her community and for community development led the energetic university grad straight to community-based literacy. As the LOC for the district of Langley, Kailey’s… Read more

Why digital natives prefer reading in print

Some research indicates that college students prefer printed books to digital books.  Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right  is a Washington Post article that explores some of the reasons that print may be preferred. This echoes a survey last year by Fatbrain, a UK-based used book marketplace.  The following… Read more

Mission, Vision and Values

To view our full mission and vision statements, along with our values and a brief history of our organization, visit this section. Read More

Who We Are

Looking for information on Decoda’s mission, vision and values? Maybe you want to meet our team or need to know who sits on our Board. Maybe you need to find our financials quickly? Try this section. Read more

What We Do

Coming Soon! Find out more about Decoda’s work in B.C. communities, with children & families, adults, in the labour workforce, and providing free resources through our literacy library. coming soon

Media Centre

Find our Facts & Figures sheets, annual reports, compiled news clips, our e-newsletter, The Decoder, and official Decoda logos in this section. Access Media Centre

Our Events

We take part in a variety of literacy-related fundraising and awareness events each year to support literacy in B.C. If you would like to support one of our events or run one of your own, we have the information you need. get involved