- Census Bureau reporting indicates that approximately 20% of adults in the greater Richmond area have reading skills at or below a fifth grade level.
- 70% of people with the lowest literacy skills have no full or part-time job. - National Institute for Literacy
- 43% of people with the lowest literacy skills live in poverty. -National Center for Educational Statistics
Due to inclement weather,
The READ Center office
will be CLOSED
and all classes
will be CANCELLED
Thursday, March 5
Please refer to Channel 6 news
for more information on closings
We also provide updates on our
office answering machine at
Thank You and Stay Safe!
To help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills through classroom instruction and one to one tutoring so they can better fulfill their goals and roles as citizens, workers, and family members.