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

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

By on Oct 7, 2019 in News, Uncategorized |

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 their crossing the Delaware during the American Revolution.   The compelling story of how Lee finally gained his freedom was told from the slave’s point of view. Published July 2019. Click here to read the full...

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WWAY TV 3: Cape Fear Literacy Council changing lives by teaching adults how to read

WWAY TV 3: Cape Fear Literacy Council changing lives by teaching adults how to read

By on Oct 7, 2019 in News, Uncategorized |

While most people have literacy skills, a surprisingly high number of people across the Cape Fear lack these skills and are either unable to read or have extreme difficulty doing so. Since its formation, the Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) has recruited, trained and certified approximately 2,000 volunteer tutors, and has donated thousands of hours helping adult learners across the region. Aired June 2019 Click here to view the...

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