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Juan's Story

Juan was an assistant manager of a restaurant in Mexico City when he decided to move to the United States in 2004. Juan has been studying English in the Literacy Council’s ESL program and is pleased with his improvement.

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Posted Jun 10, 2024

Driven By Hope: Literacy council empowering adults with language skills

The Literacy Council of Southwestern PA has been chosen as this month's recipient of the Driven By Hope Award sponsored by Washington Auto Mall.
Posted Jan 12, 2024

Literacy Council of Southwestern PA works to transform immigrant lives and boost local economy

The Literacy Council of Southwestern Pennsylvania has lived up to its mission statement since its founding in 1985.