The foundation

In Quebec, 16% and in Canada, 15% of the population aged 16–65 have very limited reading ability. (IALSS, 2003.)

Mission

Support adults and children so they can develop their ability to read and write and participate fully in society.

Vision

To ensure that every individual can acquire the ability to understand and use written information in order to improve his knowledge, enhance his potential and achieve full self-actualization.

Mandates

Referral, prevention, support to organizations and awareness.

Background

Since its inception in 1989, the Literacy Foundation has created many projects that have made it known in Quebec and elsewhere.

Awareness campaign

The Foundation uses Media campaigns and conferences as showcases to raise public awareness

of the cause.

Representatives

From spokespersons to board members, the Foundation is supported by various representatives.

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Partners

Partners and collaborators who support the Foundation and the literacy cause.