Since 1993 the Athens-Clarke Literacy Council has promoted and supported learning opportunities for adults in the Athens community. We believe that developing strong literacy skills enables learners to have more fulfilling lives, healthier families, and to contribute to the community.
◊ Publicize the nature and extent of illiteracy among adults and the benefits the community will receive from a reduced level of adult illiteracy;
◊ Coordinate services among service providers and community, state, and federal agencies;
◊ Raise funds to support all efforts through grant writing, fund-raising, and direct solicitation;
The Athens-Clarke Literacy Council (ACLC) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that promotes and supports learning opportunities for adult residents in the Athens community. We believe that developing strong literacy skills enables learners to improve their chances for gainful employment, self-fulfillment, civic participation, and successful parenting.