Support adult literacy in your community and save the date for the 9th Annual Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest on April 9 at Bell’s Eccentric Cafe!
Save the date for the 8th Annual Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest! The Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) is hosting the event on April 7, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bell’s Eccentric Café. This event will raise awareness of adult literacy as well as help raise funds to strengthen and expand adult literacy services for adults who struggle to read. Last year, more than 100 players attended the event, raising over $13,000 to support the KLC. Bell’s Brewery is returning as our presenting sponsor for the 2018 festivities, with your additional assistance this will be the best Scrabble Fest yet!
In 2017, our generous donors provided $41,999 to help fund the Kalamazoo Literacy Council and its vision to empower adults to reach their full potential. We are very grate for those who supported us. Learn more.
The 2017 Adult Literacy Research and Training Symposium will be held at the WMU Fetzer Center on Friday, December 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and all interested individuals are invited to attend. This event will provide attendees with an increased understanding of key adult literacy issues and current best practices in four major areas: Parent Literacy, Workplace Literacy, Health Literacy and English as a Second Language. The symposium will also cover how to create vibrant learning opportunities in Community Literacy Centers.