Reading The Future: Planning to Meet Edmonton’s Literacy Needs

Reading The Future: Planning to Meet Edmonton’s Literacy Needs


Tuesday, October 27
1:30 PM


Tuesday, October 27
4:00 PM

Reading the Future: Planning to Meet Edmonton's Literacy Needs

 Presented by the Edmonton Literacy Coalition

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Abbottsfield Recreation Centre 

3010 119 Ave NW. Edmonton

Join us for a working session focused on:

• Identifying current literacy services and success stories in the Alberta Capital Region

• Identifying the gaps in literacy service delivery

• Identifying strategies to build on our successes and fill the gaps

Keynote speaker: Brianna Olson RSW, BSW

iHuman Youth Society

Facilitator: Ann Goldblatt

Did You Know?

• 5% of Canadians can't understand the writing on simple medicine labels.

• 27% cannot comprehend warnings on a hazardous materials sheet.

• Over 40% have literacy scores below Level 3 (considered minimum level to function well at work and in daily living).

Imagine what Alberta could achieve if everyone could read. Improving rates of literacy improves the lives of individuals, families, communities, and economies.

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Abbottsfield Recreation Centre
3006 119 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5W 4T4

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