LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Greetings from all of us at First Literacy! We hope that this year has been filled with good things for you and your loved ones. No one can deny that 2021 has been hard; but there have been a lot of good things that have come from this year, too. We have had more time...

OUR IMPACT IN FISCAL YEAR 2021

Our impact grew in 2021. First Literacy awarded a record number of scholarships to adult learners and provided grants of up to $15,000. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, First Literacy professional development workshops continued to be held virtually, allowing us to break...
OUR SUPPORTERS MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE

OUR SUPPORTERS MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE

Our cause is a problem that has a solution, and thanks to the generous donations of our supporters we are making great strides to help adult learners with low literacy or limited English proficiency break outside the box and create a better life for themselves, their...
SCHOLARSHIPS CHANGE LIVES

SCHOLARSHIPS CHANGE LIVES

Being unable to read or understand job applications, utility bills, or medications creates limitations … and can even elicit a feeling of being boxed in. For many adult learners struggling with limited English proficiency and/or low-literacy, a First Literacy...
GRANTS FUND INNOVATION

GRANTS FUND INNOVATION

At First Literacy we are on a mission to support organizations that are thinking outside of the box. First Literacy Grants support organizations that are pioneering unique adult literacy programs and developing innovative ways to support adult learners in the...
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS TEACHERS

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS TEACHERS

Championing the front line in Adult Basic Education is essential to reach more adult learners and improve adult literacy throughout Massachusetts. First Literacy professional development workshops give educators a chance to hear from experts in the field who are...