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Spellabration was a huge success! With your help, we were able to raise more than $50,000 to continue to provide free education services to our students!

Through your support, you ensured that Literacy Action continues to build better futures for undereducated adults by teaching literacy, life, and work skills that empower them to reach their highest potential
A special thank you to our event sponsors: Publix Charities, Delta, Primerica, UPSGeorgia Crown Distributors, and Gas South!

We also want to thank Keisha Lancelin, Public Affairs Director at CW69, for ensuring our guests had an amazing time!

Tune into Focus Atlanta every Sunday at noon to watch her discuss subjects that impact our community.

Congratulations to The Junior League of Atlanta for taking home the trophy for the second year in a row!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is a special month at Literacy Action, as we celebrate our students who are Breast Cancer Survivors! Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women and our student Charlotte looks forward to sharing her story each year.

This year she entered a contest and was selected for a makeover by Gunn Glamour Hair, Makeup, and Bridal! She also encouraged fellow students to create signs and participate in the Breast Cancer Awareness Rally with her!
Community Partner Appreciation
Junior League of Atlanta
A special thank you to our community partner, The Junior League of Atlanta, for hosting a Nearly New Pop Up Shop at Literacy Action. Your donations provided interview clothing for 14 of our students to aid them in becoming career ready!
Keeping up with the annual tradition, volunteers from Ernst & Young joined us as part of #EYConnectDay to build scarecrow displays for our students.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, email our Volunteer Coordinator Brianna Edghill  at
Sage & Brownieland Pictures
In our Workforce Development Program, students attend Career Ready Workshops throughout the semester. A special thank you to our volunteers from Sage and Brownieland Pictures for assisting with mock interviews.
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
‪Our students were thrilled to sign up for Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System library cards and learn more about the available online resources! #ReadaBookDay
Emmaus House
We have so much fun collaborating with Emmaus House to bring Family Literacy Programming to King Middle School!
Thought Leadership: ProLiteracy Conference
Several Literacy Action staff members were selected to present at the Fall Proliteracy Conference in Minnesota.

The ProLiteracy Conference provides attendees the opportunity to learn about new strategies in the field of adult literacy.  
Holiday Shopping? Don't Forget Us
Shop at Smile Amazon and select Literacy Action, as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price.
  • Existing Amazon users MUST go to (if you go to you will not be able to select a charity and any purchases will not go to Literacy Action)
Did you know that you can support Literacy Action by shopping at Kroger? Enroll your Plus Card in Kroger Community Rewards® and select Literacy Action as the organization you wish to support. 
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