COVID-19 Update:The DLC is closed through May 15th -- to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The building will be closed to students, volunteers, and the public. To learn more about this decision and other measures we are taking to keep our community healthy, please click here.
As the situation surrounding the COVID-19 Coronavirus has rapidly evolved in our community, the Durham Literacy Center has decided to remain closed through May 15th. This decision was informed by recommendations from by local, state, and federal health officials. No direct instruction or tutoring will be provided at the Durham Literacy Center or at offsite locations at this time. On or before May 15th, we will assess the situation and det...
If you are interested in teaching or co-teaching an English class for adults who speak other languages OR teaching an adult beginner reader how to read and write, please put these dates in your calendar:
Adult Literacy & ESOL Volunteer Orientation Dates (please attend one of these sessions):
January 7 (10am-11am or 6-7pm)
January 9 (6-7pm)
January 13 (6-7pm
After attending one of these orientations, you will then si...
Join Durham Literacy Center for an Open House on Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:30-7:00 PM. Tour our facility, meet our staff, learn about our programs, and find out how you can get involved. This event is free and open to the public -- stop by and see us! Seasonal refreshments will be served.
Please contact Amy Bogie, Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Join Durham Literacy Center's staff, volunteers, students, and their families for a very special ceremony to celebrate our fall 2019 graduating class. This event will take place in the Fellowship Hall at Durham Nativity School on Tuesday, November 19th at 6:00 PM and is open to the public.
Please contact Amy Fee Bruzzichesi, Youth High School Equivalency Program Coordinator, at email@example.com with any questions.
Building on a successful summer with the Achievement Academy and the Youth Education Program under the same roof, we have decided to officially combine the two programs, effective immediately. Several factors have led us to this decision, including the unexpected loss of our NC Literacy Corps AmeriCorps members* whom we relied on for staff support. With reduced staffing, we realized that we could no longer maintain two similar programs at...
We are happy to announce that the Adult Literacy Program will resume evening classes on Tuesday, September 4. Pairs will be able to meet during our regular classroom hours Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing our returning evening pairs!
Former ESOL AmeriCorps Jake Price will cover the evening shift during the Fall semester. Jake will be able to answer your questions and help you f...
Save the Date for DLC's fall author event, featuring internationally renowned poet Jimmy Santiago Baca! The event will take place on the evening of Saturday, November 2nd at the Levin JCC, located at 1937 W Cornwallis Road in Durham. Tickets on sale now!
Born in 1952 in Santa Fe of Chicano and Apache descent, Jimmy Santiago Baca was abandoned by his parents and at 13 ran away from the orphanage where his grandmother had placed hi...