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Apply now for the PGI Learner Achievement Tribute Award. The deadline to apply is May 31.

January 27, 2010, was Family Literacy Day

Literacy BC has moved offices

The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults learning to read, presents The Best of the Reader, a website with many ebooks and teacher resources.

Watch "Literacy Yarn" to find out why knitting is a good metaphor for literacy.

Data Angel Report: Addressing Canada's Literacy Challenge, A Cost-Benefit Analysis (PDF)

New Guidebook: Learning Together: A Guide to Community-Based Adult ESL _ Literacy in British Columbia (PDF)

Literacy _ Beyond raises $33,000 for Literacy BC

Literacy BC's 2008/09 Annual Report is now online (PDF).

New TD Bank Report: Helping Newcomers Unlock Their Potential (PDF)

Listen to Barbara Adler's poem, "Florence"

Report: Canada's Hidden Deficit: the Social Cost of Low Literacy Skills

Visit www.youthliteracy.ca for resources to help youth overcome literacy challenges



COMMUNICATING ABOUT LITERACY

2010 Legacies Now in partnership with Literacy BC is producing a suite of useful public awareness tools for community literacy development bodies and literacy programs, with the support of the Government of British Columbia's ReadNow BC Action Plan.

Visit LITERACY CENTRAL to get the latest tools as they are released.

Now available: Communicating About Literacy: Developing Your Communications Strategy.