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Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition

Start the path to enhancing literacy today.

Who We Are

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is a non-profit organization comprised of groups and individuals dedicated to enhancing traditional literacy as well as cultural, financial, medical and technological literacy for all Tuscarawas County residents. We promote public awareness and work collaboratively with local educators, literacy service providers, business, community and ministerial organizations to support and initiate programs that work toward the goal of enhanced literacy.

Our Literacy Programs

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traditional literacy

Integration of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking that enables a speaker, writer, or reader to recognize and use language appropriately in different social situations.

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cultural literacy

Understand, relate to, and interact with people from diverse backgrounds that may differ from your own to reduce prejudice and inequality, and to increase tolerance and value of diversity.

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financial literacy

Possess the skills and knowledge to make informed and effective decisions to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial wellness.

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health literacy

Find, understand, and use information and services to make informed health-related decisions and actions.

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digital literacy

Find, evaluate, create, and communicate information effectively and appropriately on various digital platforms using technology.

“Literacy Programs provide the greatest return on a worthy investment in the human spirit, our most precious and natural resource. It revives hope and empowers individuals to strengthen family and community.”

Chris Abbuhl
Tuscarawas County Commissioner 

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