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First Literacy To Host Spelling Bee To Promote Adult Literacy

First Literacy To Host Spelling Bee To Promote Adult Literacy

On March 20th First Literacy was featured in The Boston Globe. The story features how the First Literacy Spelling Bee helps create life-changing educational opportunities for adults throughout Massachusetts. The article also highlights a change in this year’s event.

Who Was Phillis Wheatley?

Who Was Phillis Wheatley?

At First Literacy, our most generous donors are recognized as being part of the Phillis Wheatley society. This amazing woman, was stolen from her family in Africa at the age of eight, brought to Boston in 1761 on a slave ship not speaking a word of English, and wrote her first poem in English four years later.