Importance of Literacy
everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education
in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally,
the road to human progress and the means through which
every man, woman and child can realize his or her full
focus on helping each person achieve his or her potential
through literacy skills.
We offer tutoring to take the U.S. Citizenship exam.
Recently, two of our students passed it and are now
People who volunteer often become happier and feel more
connected to their community. Volunteers know they are
making a difference to other people.
When individuals improve their literacy skills, they
feel more confident and able to do new things.
For some adults, reading is difficult because they have
a learning disability. We help each student to discover
their best learning style and build on what they already
The most important predictor of children's literacy
level is their mother's literacy level. Each time we
help a mother improve her skills, it helps her children
have a better start in life.
of Directors 2019-2020
Geoffrey Titherington, President
John Rivard, Vice President
Jeanne Mahoney, Secretary
Ellen Pouravelis, Treasurer
Arthur Dumas, Esq.