Luncheon for Literacy 2022

Save the date to join us for the return of our Annual Luncheon for Literacy on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Watermark Marina featuring the incomparable Jaki Shelton Green — North Carolina’s Poet Laureate! Celebrate the successes of adult learners in our community, meet CFLC’s volunteers and staff, and learn how... Read More

Giving Tuesday at CFLC

Whether it’s an act of kindness, raising awareness about a cause that matters to you, or donating to your favorite nonprofit, every act of generosity counts and each means more when we give together. Here are a few ideas for how you can support the Cape Fear Literacy Council — in... Read More

Lunch and Learn: Health and Wellness

Caring for those who Care: Understanding Compassion Fatigue Those who help others must first care for themselves, so they have the capacity to do the work that matters! Non-profit staff members and volunteers in the Wilmington area are invited to learn about “compassion fatigue” and some strategies to manage its effects.... Read More

NEA Big Read

In partnership with UNCW’s Office of the Arts and William Madison Randall Library, we are excited to have several of our classes participating in The Big Read, reading Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with... Read More

New Hanover County Schools Highlights CFLC with “Read, Lead, Succeed” campaign

This year, NHCS will celebrate the power of literacy to enhance learning and lead to lifelong success. The initiative featured Cape Fear Literacy Council in its inaugural newletter. Read More

Tickets On Sale: Wiley Cash Event

Join us for happy hour as we celebrate 36 years of service on Thursday, October 14 at 5:00 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing, featuring author Wiley Cash! Learn the latest news from the Literacy Council and meet local author Wiley Cash, on tour to promote his latest release, When Ghosts Come Home.... Read More

National Literacy Month 2021

Several national and global organizations have events and resources to honor and observe September as National Literacy Month in the United States, and September 8, 2021, as International Literacy Day. Here, you will find information, articles, and resources on Literacy Day, Month, and statistics. The following list may be edited to... Read More

Recognizing The Critical Role Of Literacy

Michealle Gady, JD addresses the interdependence between Literacy and Health, and the impact on our communities. Read the article here. Read More

Save the Date for CFLC at Hi-Wire Brewing!

Join us as we celebrate 36 years of service on Thursday, October 14 at 5:00 pm at our Happy Hour with Wiley Cash! Learn the latest news from the Literacy Council and meet local author Wiley Cash, on tour to promote his latest release, When Ghosts Come Home. Learn more about... Read More

Adult Literacy Advocacy

Atrómitos “Ideas Blog” Guest Author Alesha Westbrook, Coordinator of Communications and Development for Cape Fear Literacy Council, discusses adult literacy and CFLC’s work. Read the article here. Read More