in 2004, CLLS celebrated 20 years of helping Californians get the literacy skills they want and need in their lives. In 2003 alone, CLLS Libraries helped over 100,000 people. Click the picture for a larger retrospective and more literacy facts.
A tutor-student pair enjoy their lesson at the @San Francisco Public Library in 2005. They were featured in the 2006 CLLS flyer of service. in 2004/2005 alone, the program helped over 100,000 Californians, distributed 166,197 free books, and generated 768,456 volunteer hours. Click through to download & read the 2006 CLLS flyer.
In 1990, California Literacy Campaign partnered with the UCLA Alumni Association in "Target: Literacy" that sought to pair UCLA Alumni tutors with adult learners. Clicking the picture will take you to the history page of the UCLA Alumni Association.
These are the 48 locations from the second year of the California Literacy Campaign in 1985. The program added 19 libraries from the founding year in 1984. Even at this early stage, the participating libraries represented the geographic diversity of California.
CLLS celebrated 25 years in 2009! In Honor of the occasion, CLArion (California Library Association Newsletter) devoted an entire issue to the program featuring learner stories. Click through to download a PDF of the issue.
Inside of the "Who is the California Literacy Campaign" Brochure printed after 1987 for program advocacy. The California Literacy Campaign was made up of ordinary Californians who together changed the state for the better.
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