“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
- Nelson Mandela
- Nelson Mandela
The East Texas Literacy Council served 563 adult students last year with 19,749 hours of instruction!
The ETLC’s annual fundraiser, the “BEE for Literacy!,” is normally held on the first Wednesday of June each year. Due to COVID-19, we have decided to change 2020’s BEE from an event to a “BEE a Supporter” campaign. Our plan is to have “teams” competing electronically for the coveted title! To participate in the campaign or to see our sponsors, please visit the BEE page here on our website.
Grab some friends and join us for a light supper and fun Scrabble games. You’ll compete as a team (8 per team) against other teams to amass the most word points in three short rounds. Play to win or just for the fun of it.
“I am glad that you have this kind of program to help us. All the teachers I have known have a lot of patience for me and my classmates, and always help encourage us to achieve our goals. I want to say ‘Thank You’ for all the lessons you taught me and I thank God for all the volunteers and teachers that have patience and gave us confidence. Thank you for everything. I am so grateful. God bless you.”
Adult education is in critical need for services. At the present levels of public funding, less than 10 percent of adults in need are receiving services in the state of Texas. Your support helps provide opportunities for adults in Gregg County to develop basic literacy skills to function successfully in our community.Support Your Community
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