National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 26-October 1 raises public awareness about the need and value of adult education and family literacy in order to leverage resources to support access to basic education programs for the 36 million U.S. adults with low literacy skills. Read the latest READ Center post about the week.

Join The READ Center and advocates across the country raising awareness of adult education and family literacy.

READ Center Activities

September 24Run for READ in the Board Street Mile.  About $1.500 was raised for The READ Center through donations and race registrations. Thank you to everyone who participated and donated. 

September 26-October 1 – The READ Center is on Facebook, Twitter and updating our website with information and statistics about adult literacy. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and post to your social media pages to help raise awareness of the issue of adult illiteracy in our community.

September 28-September 29 – Raise for READ. This on-line awareness and fundraising event takes the place of the Amazing Raise which will not be held this year.

Richmond City Council Proclamation – Richmond Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

READ Center Press Release – National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week raises awareness of a forgotten community problem

Adult Literacy Fact Sheet – Proliteracy

Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Fact Sheet

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