1 in 8 adults in Kalamazoo County struggle to read.
These adults struggle to read to their children, fill out a job application or understand medical information. But you can make a difference in their lives and your community.
Ideas from the Field: Navigation Strategies to Bridge the Digital Divide
Connecting adult learners to virtual services is challenging, especially when they don’t have the literacy, language, or digital skills to engage in services independently. Watch the video above to hear the strategies used by Kalamazoo Literacy Council to remove the barriers to virtual learning.
Michael Evans, executive director of Kalamazoo Literacy Council, explains how we established a laptop loaning program and implemented other supports to effectively connect ABE, ESL, and basic literacy learners to services. questions.