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#GivingTuesday was a huge success thanks to YOU! Thanks to your support, we had members of the WLC community participate in the #GivingTuesday movement coming together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give back! The following results were made and stay tuned for more details: Every gift you made, regardless of size, will make a huge impact in our organization. You are making a difference helping DC residents with the greatest barriers and fewest resources learn to read! Thank you for your continued support of the Washington Literacy Center and our mission to: Provide students with direct instruction in reading and spelling skills, so learners can enter a GED program,

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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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