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Q&A with Daniela Williams

Get to know one of CFLC’s newest Board members, Daniela Williams. “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass I am honored to be highlighted during this time, especially since April is Counseling Awareness Month. How did you learn about the Cape Fear Literacy Council? I would see the Cape Fear […]

Meet Blair Kutrow

We are honored to announce that our Board President for 2021 is Blair Kutrow! Learn about Blair here.

CFLC Director Featured in Wilma Magazine

YASMIN TOMKINSON, executive director of the Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC), drives the mission to provide personalized education so adults can transform their lives and contribute to a stronger community. Read the full article

CFLC Featured in Academic Article

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted disparities across nearly every aspect of our society, and access to adult education and digital resources are no exception. A certain level of literacy and access to digital resources are required for the navigation of critical tasks in these times, such as searching for employment or using telehealth services. Without […]

Literacy Council Reopens by Appointment Only

Updated 6/22/2020: CFLC’s Program returns to Building B! We are happy to be reopening Building B to resume our program on Monday, June 22nd. In order to use the building, tutors and students must make an appointment. We want to do our best to make sure CFLC follows the CDC’s best practices for physical distancing in order […]

StarNews: Nonprofits receive donations

At the annual grants awards ceremony, the board of directors of the Catherine Kennedy Home Foundation Inc. recently granted $193,800 to community, nonprofit organizations and groups that serve the needs of the elderly in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. Published October 2019. Read the full article

Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall: Cape Fear Literacy Council’s Path to Freedom

Carolina Bay was honored to host the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s dress rehearsal performance of the “Path To Freedom” on June 17th.  A cast of 11 gave a readers’ theater presentation of the relationship between George Washington and his slave William (Billy) Lee, whom most of us have seen depicted in a famous painting of […]