Greenville Literacy Association | News
Thank you to the presenters and all of our volunteer tutors who attended the Spring Tutor Refresher.
Here are a few pictures from the event.
94.5 WGTK FM's Martine Wilder recently interviewed GLA Program Managers, Heidy Arroyave and Ann Sternal. They discussed how vital donors and volunteers have been to GLA for the last 50 years and how important they will continue to be going forward. Some of the other topics at hand were the importance of improving literacy levels in our community and the state of South Carolina, recent GED scoring changes and The Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale coming up August 12th-14th.
Click on the logo below for audio of the interview.
GLA board member, Judith Prince, recently wrote an editorial in the Greenville News on the importance of literacy skills in Greenville. The following is an excerpt from her article:
"As many as 50,000 Greenville County citizens do not have a high school diploma or GED, an issue which has potential to devastate individuals, families, our community, and our economy for generations to come."
For a link to the full editorial, click on the excerpt above.
March 6, 2014
My Story, My Voice: Defying Expectations was a free dramatic storytelling performance, held at the Warehouse Theater (WHT), featuring GLA students. It was an inspiring evening of autobiographical stories about life defying expectations, written and performed by Greenville Literacy Association students and Furman University Theatre students. The who worked extremely hard with help of acting coaches from Warehouse Theatre and Furman Theatre to prepare their presentations.