Meet Yesica!

She used to feel the weight of isolation and separation from her peers. As a teacher from Guatemala, she emigrated to the United States in 2012. It is not common …

Leap into Literacy 2017

Unlocking Minds to Empower Families & Build Communities

The population served by LCGC’s programs is primarily disadvantaged immigrant families living in low-income households. The majority of program participants are of Hispanic origin. Their lack of English language and literacy skills places them at a disadvantage in gaining meaningful employment and succeeding in school. The inability to speak English places a burden on schools, employers, and the community service providers.

Value of a Volunteer = Priceless

“I worked with a lawyer in Venezuela who sought and received asylum in the United States. We worked on improving his English so that he could take his real estate …

A Letter from the President

The Literacy Council Gulf Coast mission is “to assist adults and children to acquire the English literacy skills and education necessary to improve their quality of life and enhance the …