Literacyworks was able to secure operations funding in 2015 through the generosity of Redwood Credit Union, the Federated Indians Of Graton Rancheria, and other private donors to open the Center in July 2015, just in time for the Santa Rosa Junior College Fall 2015 semester.
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Photographer Rick Smolan has graciously gifted Literacyworks 100 coffee table books great for adult learners, kids and Nat Geo lovers alike. Just donate $50 to the campaign, and we'll send it out today!
Many adults in the U.S are facing an education and literacy crisis and we here in the North Bay Area have an opportunity to help. In California alone, 18% of our working age adults do not have their high school diploma or its equivalent. Launching in January 2015 at the SRJC Petaluma campus, the Literacyworks Center will a model program for the Nation in an effort to reverse low literacy in adults. To support or for more information go to: tinyurl.com/literacyworkscenter
“You go into a literacy program, you come out literate. You come out reading. You never go back...”, said Enrique Ramirez. His story is one so many can relate to as they are overcome by daily barriers of having low literacy skills.
We've just launched our Indiegogo Campaign for the Literacyworks Center! Help us raise $25K and we'll secure $200k in scholarships for adult learners!