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March 22, 2016


We will be open for our Adult Literacy and Adult GED pairs March 28 - April 1.


We ask all of these pairs to discuss whether they will meet during this week, as some parents and grandparents may need to watch children who are on Spring Break. 


Our ESOL Classes and Youth Education Program will be on Spring Break. 




March 21, 2016



Our ESOL Program's Spring Break is next week. There will be no ESOL classes Monday, March 28, through Thursday, March 31. 


Our ESOL volunteer instructors are invited to an in-service workshop during the break. Here are the details:


What:  ESOL Instructor In-Service Workshop

When: 6:30-8:30pm on Wednesday, March 30

Where: Saladelia Cafe (4201 University Dr #101), this location is behind the Target/Sam's Club shopping center. (There is plen...

March 18, 2016


We get what we give as literacy volunteers

By Kelly Jones   (The Herald-Sun, Published March 20, 2016)

DURHAM -- As an organization with a small staff and a big mission, the Durham Literacy Center relies on volunteers to do the majority of the instruction with our adult and out-of-school youth students. These volunteers serve in all of our programs: They co-teach English for Speakers of Other Languages classes, work one-on-one with adult...

March 17, 2016


How Durham's Envested Makes Giving Simple and Social for Mobile Millennials


Envested's mobile giving app launches today with 60 Triangle nonprofits and plans to grow to Charlotte, Atlanta and other East Coast cities.


By Laura Baverman, @laurabaverman

March 15, 2016


Lizzie Ellis-Furlong once fantasized about creating a mobile app that could engage new donors for the Durham Literacy Center, where she serves as executive director.



March 17, 2016

Dear Friends, 


The Durham Literacy Center will soon turn 30, and that’s worth a shout-out, don’t you think?

In the midst of Durham’s exciting growth and change, the Center remains the leading independent adult literacy provider in Durham County, the only community-based organization focused entirely on adult literacy. You knew that, but many don’t, and we ask your help in raising awareness about the DLC’s work. There’s a lot to talk abou...

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