COVID-19 Update:The DLC is offering remote instruction for Fall 2020. Our building remains closed. Help is available in the parking lot Monday-Friday for DLC students & volunteers. Click here for more information.
The Durham Literacy Center is seeking a half-time AmeriCorps member for 2020-2021 in partnership with the NC LiteracyCorps and Duke Service-Learning. This position will assist with instructional technology for all of our programs during the coming year. Must be tech savvy and an excellent communicator. Duties will include training students & tutors to use online tools; conducting tech orientations/distributing technology to students;...
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...
At the Durham Literacy Center, we grieve the murder of George Floyd and the many other people who lost their lives at the hands of police. We condemn the violence and inequality that Black and Brown people experience here in Durham and across the nation.
We are proud of our community's efforts to address racist systemic structures that keep Black and Brown people living in poverty and fear, yet we know that much more work needs to be done.
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.