Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA September 25, 2018 – Vision Literacy, a leading 501(c)(3) award winning non-profit literacy organization in Silicon Valley, today successfully commenced the fall session of adult literacy program for over 40 enthusiastic learners at Columbia Neighborhood Centre, City of Sunnyvale, California. The learners were welcomed by Ms. PAT Lawson North, the Executive Director, Vision Literacy in august presence of the instructors of the organization with great zeal and fervor.

The program aims to bridge the language barrier and align the competencies of learners. It focusses on providing comprehensive one-on-one and group tutoring sessions and classes to empower them and build confidence to have a successful vision in their future. Vision Literacy adopted an integrated approach in addressing the literacy issues by implemented learner-centric curriculum to make the sessions more interesting and candid.

On the commencement of new session, Ms. PAT Lawson North, the Executive Director said, “I am delighted to be a part of Vision Literacy. Vision Literacy has been working for over three decades in providing adults basic literacy skills and with the enormous support of our partners, instructors, donors, we have been able to drive sustainable transformation in the lives of adults with low literacy in the country”.

According to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the U.S. can't read. According to National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Children whose parents have low literacy levels have a 72 percent chance of being at the lowest reading levels themselves. These children are more likely to get poor grades, display behavioral problems, have high absentee rates, repeat school years, or drop out.

About Vision Literacy:
Vision Literacy is a leading and award-winning non-profit organization focused in raising awareness and funds to provide necessary services to adults with low literacy skills, for over 30 years. The organization promotes the cause of Adult Education and provide Adult Literacy and ESL classes. Join us for one of the fast-paced interactive Volunteer Orientations held at several convenient locations throughout the county.

Media Contacts:
Vision Literacy

Frank Hernandez
fhernandez ( @ ) visionliteracy dot org

Priyam Goyal
pgoyal ( @ ) visionliteracy dot org

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