- Literacy is a human right, a tool of personal empowerment and a means for social and human development.
- Educational opportunities depend on literacy.
- A good quality education equips pupils with literacy skills for life and further learning.
- Literate parents are more likely to send their children to school.
- Literate people are better able to access continuing educational opportunities.
- Literate societies are better geared to meet pressing development.
—United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Donate $25 to promote literacy, then
Receive a Literacy Matters T-shirt. Wear it all day on September 8 – to work, to school, out and about, wherever!
Meet at 7 am at the Court House in Pittsboro for a group photo and news coverage.
Pick-up your T-shirt on September 3 at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro between 3 and 6 p.m., or on September 8 at the Courthouse at 7 a.m.
T-shirts will be purchased from Chatham Trades, a non-profit in Siler City that provides employment and training for Chatham County adults with disabilities.*
Contact Vicki Newell at 542-6424 or Vicki@chathamliteracy.org.
Donate at www.chathamliteracy.org and we will contact you for your information.