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It’s Almost Arkansas Gives – April 6, 2017!

Arkansas Gives is almost here, and we need your help! Mark your calendar for April 6! This is the last year for Arkansas Gives, so it is the last chance to make your donation have a bigger impact! Through generous contributions last year, Arkansas Gives enabled Literacy Action to make
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Tutoring for a Second Chance

Westover Hills Presbyterian Church teams with Literacy Action to help inmates at Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility improve their reading and writing skills A student nervously twists a bit of hair around her fingers as she completes a test to determine her current literacy le
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Tour de Toad/Iron Toad takes off in May 2017!

The 10th Annual Tour de Toad takes off on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. registration) from the Conway Municipal Airport. An official event of Toad Suck Daze, Tour de Toad raises funds to increase adult literacy in central Arkansas, while encouraging a healthy lifest
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Interview with Betty Harp: Literacy Action Founder

Betty Harp, one of Literacy Action’s dedicated founders, was a pioneer in the fight against adult illiteracy. Traveling throughout Arkansas in the 1970s, Harp and her colleague, Margaret Booth trained volunteers to teach adults with basic literacy skills how to read. Their goal was si
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Literacy Action is Partnering with Party with a Heart!

Party with a Heart announces 2017 nonprofit partner: Literacy Action of Central Arkansas A special “Girls Night Out” dance party, Tuscan Wine Dinner, and a Mamma Mia Sing-A-Long were just a few of the fun-filled events Party with a Heart organized to support Partners Against Trafficki
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Literacy Action 2016 Year in Review

As we marked our 30th Anniversary of providing free English instruction for native and non-native students, we are pleased to report that, with the support of our volunteers, donors and partners, we were able to help over 600 adults improve their literacy skills – a 270% growth
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Eat for Literacy Action at Chipotle on Dec. 5, 2016!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Literacy Action of Central Arkansas. Come in to the Chipotle at 11525 Cantrell Rd. in Little Rock on Monday, December 5th between 11:00am and 5:30pm. Bring in this flyer, show this newsletter on your smartphone or te
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Shop Amazon Smile for Literacy Action

Visit  to select Literacy Action as your charitable organization. When you shop online at for your seasonal shopping, you’ll find the exact low prices and convenient shopping experience as The added bonus is that Amazon will donate 0
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