South Bay Literacy Council

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Education

Location: 18436 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 110 Torrance CA 90504 USA

Mission: Because we believe literacy is life-changing and empowering, we volunteer to teach adults to read, write, and speak English for free.
Target demographics: functionally illiterate adults
Direct beneficiaries per year: 397 adult learners
Geographic areas served: the South Bay - Los Angeles area
Programs: English as a Second Language (ESL), Literacy for English Speakers (LES), and Computer-Aided Literacy (CAL)
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Rating: 5 stars  

I'm a recent volunteer and am hugely impressed with SBLC. It's all volunteer based and they "get the job done" teaching hundreds of people to read per year. They change lives!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a member of SBLC for over 5 years and have served as a Computer Assisted Learing tutor all 5 years. I have found SBLC to be made up of dedicated volunteers who put their students first and to do all they are able to do to make these students successful.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The first time a student says that, "This is the first time I have read a sentence:, or "This is the first time I have understood what I have read" is an experience I will never forget.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Try to find more students.

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