Archive | July, 2012

World Friendship Day

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”  –  Nelson Mandela July 30th, 2012 is World Friendship Day.  Tutor an English language learner and make a new friend from a different part of […]

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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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Tutor and Student Social – Bookmaking

Please join us on August 6 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Library to make books!  Tutor, Colleen Rutledge, will share her love of book making.  Materials have been donated by Memory Box and Colleen.  Join us for a fun evening of camaraderie and go home with new friends and a book […]

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Get ready for the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle

What do a foot race through the canyon; beautiful fall weather andLiteracy Outreachhave in common? Put them all together on October 6, 2012 and you have the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy! There’s no better way to see the canyon, get some exercise and support a great cause than by participating in the Glenwood […]

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