Anne was involved with the Council for over a year and was able to show amazing progress. Her tutor helped Anne develop skills on job search and writing for employment purposes which helped Anne find a great job. Personal problems impacted negatively … Continue reading Profile: Anne S.
Are you interested in volunteering but not certain if you want to tutor? How about becoming a board member? The Council is currently seeking new and enthusiastic individuals to join its board of directors. Help guide the organisation and help … Continue reading Board Members Needed!
Thanks to everyone who came out to share the love of reading and to support our many readers. It was a great success! On Friday October 14, 2016 from 6p.m. – 9p.m. the Literacy Council of Durham Region hosted its … Continue reading Coffee Tea and Words a Success!
Sponsor a Reader! Donate to Coffee, Tea and Words As a registered charity the Council relies on the generosity and help of community members like you to continue to help learners throughout the Durham Region. Click the Donate Now button to … Continue reading Donate
It was a great evening of fun and celebration as tutors, learners, volunteers, and community members came together on Wednesday June, 22nd to help us recognise all the hard work and successes of the past year. A special thanks to … Continue reading Annual Volunteer and Learner Recognition Evening June 22, 2016
Did you know that 22% of the population of Durham Region do not have the literacy skills they need? Literacy is a person’s ability to understand and use written information. It is more than being able to read and write. … Continue reading What is Literacy?
Michelle was involved with the Council for approximately 2 years. Michelle wanted to be able to read children’s stories and has met her goal with plenty of hard work and dedication. As well, she practiced and learned the vocabulary to help with … Continue reading Profile: Michelle C.