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Diane Ackerman’s Extraordinary Valentine to the Man She Loved

3 February 2017 by Mim Harrison Editor, Levenger Press and Love of Literacy Luncheon Committee member Diane Ackerman’s Extraordinary Valentine to the Man She Loved How our Love of Literacy Luncheon speaker gave her husband back the precious gift he’d … Continue reading

Loop For Literacy fundraiser held in Lake Worth

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Literacy Coalition Receives Workforce Development Grant

For more information, contact: Kristin Calder, CEO Literacy Coalition of PBC (561) 279-9103 E-mail: kcalder@literacypbc.org Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County Receives Workforce Development and Basic Needs Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation Boynton Beach, FLA. – The Literacy … Continue reading

Author James Patterson, Literacy Coalition Recognize Local Students, Schools at ReaderCorps Finale

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2017 – It could not have been a more fitting finale to the 2017 ReaderCorps initiative aimed at getting youth excited about reading: an appearance by bestselling author James Patterson. Patterson’s Treasure Hunters, Middle School, … Continue reading

Success Stories

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Jacob Mahecha, Budding Readers

Jacob Mahecha is 8-years-old and a third-grade student at Pine Jog Elementary near West Palm Beach. Four years ago, he started participating in our Budding Readers program to help him become a great reader. Today, he’s reading above grade level. … Continue reading

Literacy AmeriCorps, Boynton Beach City Library

AmeriCorps members are a vital part of helping to improve literacy in Palm Beach County. These hardworking college grads work with agencies across our community to improve reading outcomes for children and adults. Boynton Beach City Library is one of … Continue reading