Everyone needs and deserves a literate life.
Census Bureau reporting indicates that approximately 20% of adults in the greater Richmond area have reading skills at or below a fifth grade level.
70% of people with the lowest literacy skills have no full or part-time job. - National Institute for Literacy
43% of people with the lowest literacy skills live in poverty. -National Center for Educational Statistics
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The READ Center offices will be closed & classes cancelled in honor of Memorial Day.