Did You Know?
- There are 774 million adults around the world who are illiterate in their native language.
- 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 country’s adult population) don’t 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.
Are you interested in helping others acquire new skills and achieve goals they hadn’t 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. Call 904-336-4458 or
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Would you like to improve your reading and writing skills?
Would you like to speak English more fluently?
Would you like to get a driver’s license, fill out a job application, or help your children with homework?
The Clay Literacy Coalition is a 501 (c) (3) organization and therefore depends on donations for various sources including fund raisers. The Orange Park Community Theater had a benefit performance of “Shrek” in August.
Local organizations helping local organizations makes our community stronger.