Literal Change is a Canadian not-for-profit that provides REMEDIAL LITERACY EDUCATION to VULNERABLE AND MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE GREATER TORONTO AREA
"Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories." - Kofi Annan
Literal Change is teaching the skills and strategies to help those in vulnerable communities achieve their academic and career goals.
The Toronto South Detention Centre
The Toronto East Detention Centre
PEACH Youth Community Centre (Jane/Finch)
Of people entering correctional facilities have less than a Grade 8 education or level of literacy skills.
up to 30%
Reduction in recidivism can be achieved through programming depending on the level of literacy the incarcerated student achieves.
Of people entering Canadian correctional facilities don’t have their high school diploma.
Canadian Not-For-Profit Number: 994652-7