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Mid-South Book Festival Booked for September

July 3rd, 2014

By Leonard GillReprinted with permission from the Memphis FlyerJuly 3, 2014 read more »

Literacy Mid-South Receives $9,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

June 2nd, 2014

Memphis, Tenn., June 2, 2014 – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Literacy Mid-South a $9,000 grant to support its Adult Learning Program. read more »

Strive Network Gives Memphis Nonprofits Data To Help Students Achieve

April 17th, 2014

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Literacy Mid-South Staff Member Teaching Grandfather To Read

April 2nd, 2014

by Linda A. MooreApril 2, 2014Reprinted with permission from the Commercial Appeal read more »

Ex-Offenders Quest for Driver's License Tests Patience

April 1st, 2014

Literacy Mid-South student Charles Hadley works to get his driver's license with the help of his tutor, Vicki Murrell. read more »

Book Blitz

March 13th, 2014

Literacy Mid-South in the Midst of a Whirlwind of Activity read more »

Literacy Mid-South Gears Up for Busy Spring

February 10th, 2014

The national Read Across America event happens in March, and Literacy Mid-South will have special events, book giveaways, author visits and more throughout the month. The literacy organization also will be hosting a month-long “virtual book club” on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. read more »

Literacy Mid-South Announces Book Festival

January 2nd, 2014

Literacy Mid-South is preparing to turn the page on 2013 and begin a new year and new chapter in the group’s story. read more »

Literacy Mid-South Director Honored by ProLiteracy

November 11th, 2013

Kevin Dean, executive director of Literacy Mid-South, was recently recognized at the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy, where he was presented with the Ruth J. Colvin and Frank C. Laubach Award for Excellence in Community-Based Adult Literacy. read more »

Literacy Mid-South Announces New Funding, Move to East Memphis

May 23rd, 2013

Literacy Mid-South made major announcements Wednesday about upcoming changes to programming, including three new programs, new grant funding for literacy providers, and more. read more »