Lifelong Literacy is Key!

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

In this fast-paced, ever changing world, having a strong literacy foundation and basic educational competencies is absolutely necessary to life-long success. Individuals who are lacking literacy skills will be held back at every stage of their life. Children unable to read will have difficulty in school, young adults who struggle may opt to drop out and may be locked out of the job market and unable to advance to sustainable jobs.

As these young people become parents, supporting their children’s academic journey will be difficult at best, which perpetuates the cycle. Deficient literacy and learning become an intergenerational cycle and makes social and economic equity nearly impossible. READ MORE