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Literacy Outreach Receives Generous Gift

  Anonymous donor donates building to local nonprofit.  An anonymous donor has gifted Literacy Outreach with a new building. Literacy Outreach will open its new building in downtown Glenwood Springs in March, 2013. When the organization moves to its new building at 1127 School Street, the nonprofit will be able to accommodate all of its […]

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International Literacy Day – September 8

International Literacy Day Students at Literacy Outreach and 30 million other Americans struggle daily with the painstaking task of deciphering simple, yet distressingly important, messages.  With your help, we can teach local adults to read product and employee manuals, pill bottles, warning labels, job applications, ballots, school reports and their own children’s notes.  Literacy is […]

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.  Please encourage your student to get a library card.  The  most important school supply of all is @ your library®–it’s your library card. Visit your local library today!  For more information about getting a library card, please visit the Garfield County Public Library’s website.

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Do you read?

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain   Interesting thought.   Literacy Outreach is here to assist anyone in their quest for literacy. We beleive everyone should have the same advantage.   Become a volunteer today!

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What Did You Say?

According to today’s issue of USA Today, 20.6% of the U.S. population ages 5 and older speak a foreign language at home.  This is up from 13.8% in 1990.  Literacy Outreach has also seen an increase during that time period for English as Second Language (ESL) learners.  In 1994, we served three ESL students. Today 85% […]

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How to Empower Your Community

How to Empower Your Community Students are empowered as they gain new literacy skills.  Many of our students vote for the first time, obtain their citizenship, and gain or improve their employment status. This brings inspiration to families and to communities. Did you know that one of the best ways to fight the problems in society […]

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