Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV)

Charity Name
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Charity Type

CFC Number
28828

Cause Area

Transcript

Hello, my name is Roopal Saran and I am the Executive Director of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia. For 59 years, LCNV has provided English language and literacy instruction to those who cannot read, write, speak, or understand English beyond the 6th grade level. Just this past year, LCNV’s 15 staff members worked with more than 500 trained volunteers who gave over 17,000 hours of service to more than 1,500 students.

Educational and workforce classes are inexpensive and typically available at a variety of locations, times and duration throughout Northern Virginia. During this time of social distancing, LCNV is proud to continue its best practices through virtual instruction in the form of live real time classes online in group sessions with teacher-led instruction, interaction, and white board capabilities. Through LCNV, our neighbors can gain a foothold in the workforce, obtain better jobs, or move on to higher-level learning. Literacy is a survival skill!