Established in 1987, Community Literacy Centers, Inc. (CLC) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching adults to read. Since its’ inception, CLC has helped over 32,000 individuals.

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Literacy Live 2014

Thank you to everyone who braved the weather to attend and helped us have a successful event. Our fantastic sponsors and gracious givers will be helping us to provide more classes. 

 
 

Community Literacy Centers is proud to announce that our guest speaker for Literacy Live 2014 will be Sonia Manzano. Manzano is best know for her role as Maria on PBS's Sesame Street.

For more details on Literacy Live, click here.

To read more about Sonia Manzano, click here.

Literacy Live 2014 will be held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City on March 4, 2014. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Needs and Deeds: Community Literacy Centers

Community Literacy Centers was featured in the Daily Oklahoman. Read it here!

Tutor Training

CLC is holding its next Tutor Training Session on Saturday, February 15, 2013, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This class will be held at our office at 5131 N. Classen Circle, Suite 204. Tutor training will include an orientation and introduction into literacy work with adults. Practical training will include out phonetic approach to reading and steps for developmental progression to use with individuals or groups. We will also provide a framework of what might be experienced and expected while assisting in the classroom. Anyone interested in attending these classes may contact Becky O'Dell at 405-524-7323, or register online at www.communityliteracy.com through the Contact Us form.

For a map to our office, please click here.

Winter Update

Tis' the season to give! Read our Winter Newsletter to find out how your gracious donations have changed the lives of others.

July Newsletter

Stay up to date with what's happening here at CLC. Read our July Newsletter here!

May Newsletter

Miss our May Newsletter? Click here to read whats new with CLC.

Literacy Live 2013 Results

We want to say THANK YOU to all of our wonderful sponsors and to everyone who attended Literacy Live 2013. Because of you, we raised $33,000. You are essential to our being able to help so many!

Literacy Live 2013

Literacy Live, Community Literacy Center’s biggest event, is back for its fourth season. It’s been a big hit so far. Speaking of hits, on April 1, Lisa Whelchel will be this year’s Literacy Live luncheon featured speaker.  As many of you will recall, Lisa was a star of one of the most popular television shows of the 1980s, The Facts of Life. More recently, she was voted the fans’ favorite contestant of the season on Survivor, one of television’s most popular and enduring reality shows. 

For more information about Literacy Live, please click here.

For more information about Lisa Whelchel, please click here.

Free Tutor Training for Spring 2013

CLC is holding its next Tutor Training Session on Saturday, February 9th, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This class will be held at our office at 5131 N. Classen Circle, Suite 204. Tutor training will include an orientation and introduction into literacy work with adults. Practical training will include out phonetic approach to reading and steps for developmental progression to use with individuals or groups. We will also provide a framework of what might be experienced and expected while assisting in the classroom. Anyone interested in attending these classes may contact Becky O'Dell at 405-524-7323, or register online at www.communityliteracy.com through the Contact Us form.

Free Tutor Training for 2012

We are pleased to announce that we have our next Tutor Training scheduled! This FREE training will be held on Mondays, September 10th and 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. We will be meeting at our new office: 5131 N. Classen Circle, Ste. 204.
Please let us know if you will be able to attend! Call 524-7323 or email okcread@aol.com to register!

Tutor Training for 2011

Have you wondered how to get involved? Have you wondered how you could help to pass on the incredible gift of literacy? Would you prefer to help in a classroom? We are having a training for you!
Training classes will be held Mondays, January 9th and January 23rd, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Classes will be held at our main center, 3707 S. Blackwelder Avenue.
Please call 405-524-7323 to register!
Training is FREE!

  

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