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Late Registration for Fall 2016; Registration for Spring 2017

Struggling to read? Washington Literacy Center can help. Washington Literacy Center teaches reading skills to adults from every Ward in DC. Late Registration for Fall 2016: Call today to schedule an appointment for Friday, September 16th 9AM-3PM. This is the last chance to register for Fall classes. Registration for Spring 2017: Registration for Spring 2017 must be completed by December 16th. Call to schedule an appointment for any Friday 9AM-3PM. 202.387.9029 | | 1816 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

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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.

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