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Literacy Volunteers of America/Sullivan County

Cause Area

  • Education & Literacy

Location

63 North StreetPO Box 759Monticello, NY 12701 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County is a not-for-profit organization which provides a variety of free services to help people achieve personal goals through literacy. We consider it our mission to: foster and enhance family literacy through the efforts of a corps of LVA trained volunteer tutors to adults functioning at the lowest literacy levels to further proficiency in English as a Second Language for those who wish it, free of charge all in an effort to stay the rising tide of illiteracy and improve the quality of life in Sullivan County .

Description

Literacy Volunteers of America is a non-profit organization which provides a variety of services to help people achieve personal goals though literacy. We believe that the ability to read is essential, not only for personal growth but also for individual freedom and the preservation of a democratic society. The ability to read is important for informed citizens and democracy cannot long endue without an informed citizenry. We believe that literacy becomes increasingly important to the individual and to society as our culture becomes more complex and dependent on technology. We believe that in such a culture literacy is basic to achievement of one's potential and to the survival of our nation.

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