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Our vision is
100% literacy
in the Mid-South

1 in 7

adults in Shelby County cannot read this statistic.

78.6%

of 3rd graders in Shelby County Schools read below grade level.

70%

of incarcerated individuals read below a 3rd grade reading level.

Programs That Move Literacy Forward

Adult Learning Program Learn More »

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We were the people who were not in the papers. 

We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. 

We lived in the gaps between the stories.

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.

Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

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May
Saturday, May 30, 2020, 10 am - 2 pm

Adult Tutor Training

Want to Make a REAL Difference in Someone's Life? Teach Someone to Read! 

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Jun
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020, 10 am - 2 pm

Adult Tutor Training

Want to Make a REAL Difference in Someone's Life? Teach Someone to Read!