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Volunteers Needed to Help Northern Virginia Adults Learn to Read and Write

The mission of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV) is to teach adults the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English to empower them to participate more fully and confidently in their communities. Each year, LCNV holds eight tutor training workshops to prepare volunteer tutors to provide individualized instruction to adult students.The next two-day Basic Literacy tutor training workshop will begin April 20.

  • What: Basic Literacy Tutor Training Workshop
  • When: Two Saturdays (both required): April 20 and 27 from 9:30 am-2:00 pm
  • Where: James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Fee: $50 for books, materials, and other LCNV trainings
  • Contact: For more information, e-mail volunteers@lcnv.org or call 703-237-0866 x111.

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