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Mayor Flynn Saw A Need, First Literacy Filled It

Mayor Flynn Saw A Need, First Literacy Filled It

Former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn understood that Boston was, and would always be, a city that welcomes immigrants. To meet the needs of these immigrant families and all Boston residents, Mayor...

Not a Branch, But the Root

Not a Branch, But the Root

Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers are accustomed to feeling like they work in a forgotten branch of education. For many, education is something that happens when you’re young. Say the word...

Meeting the Needs of Program Directors

Meeting the Needs of Program Directors

At First Literacy, we believe that all educators deserve access to high quality professional development. That’s why we offer high quality, evidence-based professional development workshops as a...

Why First Literacy

Why First Literacy

Former First Literacy Board MemberNon-profit organizations are formed for many reasons – to answer a societal need, to provide a community service, or to support…

First Literacy Sponsors Teacher Retreat

First Literacy Sponsors Teacher Retreat

Adult Basic Education teachers work hard to meet the often cavernous needs of students and the increasing demands of funders. The First Literacy teacher retreat was created to bring teachers...