View CFLC’s 2020 Annual Report

We are pleased to share highlights from the past year in our Annual Report for 2020! View it here. Read More

CFLC Board Member Featured in Wilma Magazine

Business owner and Cape Fear Literacy Council Board Member DANIELLE SAINTARD VALIENTE was recently featured in Wilma Magazine. Read More

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 Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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 Read More

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

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. Read the full article Read More

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 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. Read... Read More