Literacy Action

History: Literacy Action, Inc., got its start in an Atlanta church basement in 1969. It’s now the foremost adult basic education nonprofit in the Southeast.

Did you know: Literacy Action provides tuition-free and stigma-free classes: Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Education Development (GED), English as a Second Language (ESL), Math and Reading/Language Arts Classes, Digital Literacy, Family Literacy, Microsoft Office, Work Readiness and Support Services. Due to the pandemic, lessons shifted online opening opportunities for more adults.

Its motto: Build better futures by empowering individuals with literacy, life, and work skills to break the inter-generational cycle of low literacy and poverty.

How you can help: Spread the word about Literacy Action’s tuition-free classes. Get involved as a volunteer – opportunities range from teaching assistants to office and event planning. Donations support tuition-free classes all year long.

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