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Welcome to the
Clay County Literacy Coalition

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of developmentFor everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human rightLiteracy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.

- Kofi Annan, 2001 Nobel Peace Prize




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Did You Know?

  • There are 774 million adults around the world who are illiterate in their native languages.

  • The United States ranks fifth on adult literacy skills when compared to other industrialized nations.

  • In the U.S., 30 million people over age 16 (14% of the countrys adult population) dont read well enough to understand a newspaper story written at the eighth grade level or fill out a job application.

  • There are over 17,000 functionally illiterate adults in Clay County.

Volunteers

  • Are you interested in helping others acquire new skills and achieve goals they hadnt thought possible?

  • Are you interested in empowering adults with the English literacy skills needed to participate confidently in society?

If your answer is YES, then consider becoming a volunteer for the Clay County Literacy Coalition.

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Adult Learners

  • Would you like to improve your reading and writing skills?
  • Would you like to speak English more fluently?
  • Would you like to get a drivers license, fill out a job application, or help your children with homework?

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Our Partners:

 

            Challenge Enterprises, Inc.

            Clay County Libraries

            Florida Literacy Coalition

 

 

Our Supporters:

 

            Barnes and Noble

            Orange Park Community Theatre

Orange Park Country Club Ladies Club

            Paul and Klare Reinhold Foundation

            Penney Farms Dialogue Club

            Rotary Club of Orange Park

            Walmart Superstores

   

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