Unify literacy stakeholders to coordinate resources, build awareness, and promote literacy in order for residents of Dallas to compete in the 21st century.
Promote access to quality resources to increase literacy rates for all residents of Greater Dallas.
1 in 5 people live in poverty every day in Dallas County (U.S. Census 2010)
Nearly 500,000 adults living in Greater Dallas area do not have basic literacy skills
(National Assessment of Adult Literacy, 2003)
2 out of 5 people speak a language other than English at home in Dallas County (U.S. Census 2010)
1 in 4 adults in Dallas County do not have a high school diploma or equivalent (U.S. Census 2010)
Dallas County, Denton County, Collin County, Rockwall County, Kaufman County and Ellis County.
“Lunch and Learns” are held at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library on the 3rd Floor, The Studio.
|Tues., Feb 12
|Lunch and Learn/Dallas Public Library||Literacy Assessment|
|Tues, Apr 9
|Lunch and Learn/Dallas Public Library||Curriculum Selection|
|Tues., June 11
|Lunch and Learn/Dallas Public Library||Teacher Recruitment|
|August 12 -13||Literacy Texas Conference 2013
Embassy Suites Spa & Conference Center
San Marcos, TX
|Tues., Sept 10
|Lunch and Learn/Dallas Public Library||Student Retention|
|Tues., Nov 12
|Lunch and Learn/Dallas Public Library||Data Management|
Does your organization provide literacy services in one of the counties we serve? Interested in joining the Coalition?
President, Ruby Drye – email@example.com
Vice-President, Jasmine Africawala – firstname.lastname@example.org