CFLC in the News

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WECT: Cape Fear Literacy Council seeks to bridge the digital divide

WECT: Cape Fear Literacy Council seeks to bridge the digital divide

Local non-profit organization, the Cape Fear Literacy Council, is working to help those adults who lack the necessary skills to accomplish important tasks on computer devices, such as filling out a job application or simply sending email messages. Published June 2019. Read the full article...

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Star News: Virtual bookstore pops up at Cape Fear Literacy Council

Star News: Virtual bookstore pops up at Cape Fear Literacy Council

CFLC announces a new venture, a virtual bookshop selling new and used books on Amazon.com. Homes of Hope India, another local nonprofit, transferred the shop and their entire inventory of books to CFLC. As you read this article, just consider that one in seven adults in this area cannot read. Published March 2019. Read the full article...

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Star News: New Hanover County Community Foundation awards $47k in grants

Star News: New Hanover County Community Foundation awards $47k in grants

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation recently announced $47,000 in local awards from the community grantmaking fund, the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment, the Food Bank of Coastal Carolina Fund and the 1898 Memorial Fund at a grant awards ceremony, according to Kristi Sullivan, board president. Published February 2019. Read the full article...

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South East Area Health Education Center: Cultural Competence and our ESL Patients Course

South East Area Health Education Center: Cultural Competence and our ESL Patients Course

This interactive workshop is designed to enable healthcare workers, social service providers, and professionals to have more effective communication with the ESL populations that they serve. Published February 2019. Read the full course description...

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WRAL TV: Cape Fear Women In Tech: Digital Literacy—Bridging the Divide

WRAL TV: Cape Fear Women In Tech: Digital Literacy—Bridging the Divide

The Cape Fear Literacy Council is broadening their mission to include Digital Literacy and exploring some new solutions to the persistent Digital Divide in Wilmington. Published January 2019. Read the full community calendar post...

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SALT Magazine: A Winning Perspective

SALT Magazine: A Winning Perspective

Largely by word of mouth, a remarkable group of philanthropy-minded women are making things happen one smart grant at a time. Published January 2019. Read the full article...

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The 10th Annual Literacy Luncheon is on June 25th!

The 10th Annual Literacy Luncheon is on June 25th!

Please join Cape Fear Literacy Council and our Presenting Sponsor, Live Oak Bank, in celebrating CFLC’s mission to provide personalized education so adults can transform their lives and contribute to a stronger local community. Mark your calendars to join Cape Fear Literacy Council on Tuesday, June 25th, at Pine Valley United Methodist Church, for the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s 10th Annual Literacy Luncheon featuring CFLC’s Readers’ Theater and special guest, prize-winning novelist and screenwriter,...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: How Reading Works

Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: How Reading Works

Enjoy this article from CFLC Executive Director, Yasmin Tomkinson, about the fact that whether you are young or old, there are four components that you must integrate to be an effective reader. At Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC), we teach these concepts, along with strategies for developing the related skills, to our volunteer tutors, as well as to the adult learners we serve. Published October 2018. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal: WIN Awards $58,500 in Grants

Greater Wilmington Business Journal: WIN Awards $58,500 in Grants

Four educational programs in New Hanover County have received grants from Women’s Impact Network of New Hanover County. WIN, a collective philanthropy organization, has committed $58,500 in grant funds to the Bellamy Mansion Museum, Cape Fear Literacy Council, Team First Book of New Hanover County and Vantage Pointe, according to a news release. Published October 2018. Click here to read the full...

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Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed on Thursday, October 11th

Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed on Thursday, October 11th

Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed Thursday, October 11, 2018. We plan to re-open on Friday, October 12th, with normal business hours. Please call before you come on Friday as an extra...

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