21 September 2009

Is Reading REALLY Fundamental?

One in 7 US adults is functionally illiterate. The percentage is even higher in DC - it's estimated that 20% of adult DC residents are functionally illiterate. Literacy affects health care, employment, immigration and a host of other quality of life issues.

Join the Adult Literacy Resource Center at the DC Public Library (in partnership with DC LEARNs) on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, NW in the Great Hall to learn more about adult illiteracy and what you can do to help.

More details, including a video, are available here.


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