We provide coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training for adults and teens. We also provide meaningful opportunities for graduate students to get involved through research, evaluation and teaching. We provide resources and training for teachers.
SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERISM
We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals of different backgrounds and skill sets. Volunteer opportunities available in through our AmeriCorp & Uplift program and adult language and literacy tutoring programs.
We provide fundamental adult education in high-needs areas. These services include ESL and GED. We also work with parents in the areas of family literacy and working with special needs children through our FLAME and RCADD programs as well as family literacy workshops.
We conduct research that drives citywide program implementation and informs national literacy policy. CFL is a center of thought leadership in literacy. We conduct conferences and symposia.