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109 E Center Ave Searcy AR 72143 USA


The Literacy Council of White County seeks to give all adults the ability to pursue their dreams through expanding their opportunities in employment and personal growth by assisting them in improving their literacy skills.


In 2013, the Literacy Council of White County has already worked to revise the organization's bylaws, trained five new tutors, and increased community outreach efforts.

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The Literacy Council of White County works with White County area adults with low literacy skills.

Geographic areas served:

White County, Arkansas


Basic Literacy English as a Second Language GED Preparation Tutoring Driver's License Tutoring Citizenship Test Tutoring

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am in my 4th year as the AmeriCorps volunteer working with the Literacy Council of White County. When I first started, I wasn't sure if I would like it or not. I quickly found working with my students to be greatly satisfying. The AmeriCorps term was originally only two years long. I was thrilled when it was extended to 4 years. Unfortunately, this is my last year as an AmeriCorps volunteer, however, I have already determined that it will not be my last year as a literacy council volunteer. There is nothing like seeing the pride on a student's face as they proudly display their citizenship certificate. There is an immense satisfaction in hearing someone else tell you that their friend, who happens to be your student, is willing to read the Bible in class, or to hear an ESL student tell you that she is no longer afraid to answer the phone at work. It is truly a worthwhile program. As most programs like this, we operate on donations and volunteers. We are making enough of an impact that, mainly through word of mouth from our students, we have a waiting list of potential clients. Come on out and help! Not only do we change the lives of our students, be we also affect the lives of their families.

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