Our Mission

Mission Statement

The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks helps adults better communicate, collaborate, and contribute to their families, workplaces, and communities.
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All those who want to read can, and all those who want a high school diploma have one. Reading and Berks County is known as the reading capital of the world, and our dream of stamping out illiteracy is closer. We help many move forward with their lives.
  1. Respect for all
  2. Empower volunteers and staff to provide quality service
  3. Provide a spectrum of literacy services
  4. Develop curricula and services to respond to the changing literacy needs of the community
  5. Implement innovative technology and techniques
  6. Network to identify resources and partnerships
  7. Guide all participants in achieving their goals

Register for a class and begin your journey!

When people come to us, they’re committed to making a change, and they’re ready to do the work. We have helped thousands of adults reach their goals.

Your donation today creates a lifetime of opportunity.

Because of you, local parents, workers, and neighbors will gain vital reading, English language, and computer skills. They will earn a high school equivalency degree, get a job, enroll in college, help their children in school, and much more. With many people on our waiting list, your donation is urgently needed.
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