We estimate that 1 in 7 adults in Palm Beach County lacks basic literacy skills meaning that they can’t read a bus schedule or fill out a job application or understand information found in books, newspapers, magazines and manuals. We also know that nearly half of all third graders in our county are not reading on grade level.
Through extensive outreach and collaboration with a network of community partners, the Literacy Coalition is working to address these needs. Our programs include:
We share information, tips and ideas for children, adults, families, and teachers to promote and achieve literacy.