- The Washington Literacy Center (WLC), founded in 1963, is one of the oldest adult literacy programs in the District. We serve adults who have the most limited reading skills, fewest job resources and greatest employment needs in the District of Columbia.
Delinda Henry, Class of 2011
Delinda Henry graduated from the WLC in Fall 2011. She is now pursuing her GED at Academy of Hope. Delinda’s commitment to her education and determination to make her dream come true has inspired everyone at the WLC. She spoke to her fellow students at her graduation.
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Earl Carson, a DC native, is a WLC success story. Earl entered the WLC program in April 2012. He wanted to improve his reading to further his comprehension, read to his grandchildren, and advance his employment. Earl has improved his … Continue reading
WLC’s Love Letters for Literacy event was a huge hit! Two days before Valentine’s Day, WLC held its 20th annual gala at The National Museum of Women in the Arts in the heart of the District. The goal was to … Continue reading
Without the vital contributions of our loyal and generous supporters, the Washington Literacy Center would not be able to meet its mission. They are the foundation of WLC’s success. In this issue, we salute our supporters and introduce Julie and … Continue reading