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The WLC keeps you up-to-date on the latest events and provides updates highlighting the impact of our programs.

October 7, 2019

Starting on January 25, 2020, WLC will auction off restaurant gift cards, hotel and spa experiences, DC event tickets and attractions, and many more exciting items for bid online to raise money for our mission. The more items we have, the more money we can raise. We ar...

September 27, 2019

DC Public Library

In coordination with the DC Public Library, who recently hosted an adult literacy workshop at the Cleveland Park location, WLC instructors Dr. Robin Barr and Tesa Leon taught a lesson called Table This!: Games and Activities with Tables.  Literacy is n...

September 26, 2019

We’re looking forward to the return of our signature fundraiser, Love Letters for Literacy, which will be held at the Mayflower Hotel.  Save the date for now, and we’ll provide updates on speakers, auction items and more!

In the meantime, please check out our silent auc...

September 26, 2019

Please join us for our annual holiday gift wrapping with Politics & Prose, where you can purchase a book at any of the P&P locations. For a small donation (or more if you like!) our volunteers will gift wrap your purchase with holiday-appropriate paper, whether you are...

September 26, 2019

Dear Friends,

The Washington Literacy Center has had a busy year, so we’d like to share recent updates and also tell you about some exciting events on the horizon.  

  

When I became executive director three years ago, I had several goals in mind. The most impor...

September 26, 2019

As an elementary educator in Shaker Heights, Ohio, teaching reading was always my favorite part of the day. When I moved to DC with my husband, and now high school age boys, I looked for a way to integrate into my new community. It took a few years, but I found the per...

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Aug 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CPR Certification

This class is designed to provide students the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Aug 20, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Resume Writing II

In today’s competitive job market, effective resume and interview skills can open up a variety of opportunities.  This class addresses targeted strategies for resume writing and preparing for job interviews.  Learn how to effectively highlight your knowledge, experiences, and abilities on your resume and during interviews.  

Aug 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CPR Certification

This class is designed to provide students the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

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Frederick Douglass taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path.

Carl Sagan