Atelier des Lettres


prevent illiteracy and early school leaving
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Atelier d'aide à la lecture avec un groupe de jeunes


prevent young people dropping out of school and illiteracy
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16 years, and 40,022 books in 2015! That's The Gift of Reading!
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Learn to read and write to make your life easier!

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Need information about adult education and lifelong learning?

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This initiative targets underprivileged children aged 0–12 from across Quebec, with the aim to prevent reading and writing difficulties. 

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Nathalie Carbonneau

New Director to the Foundation

Nathalie Carbonneau joins the Board of Directors

Our mission:

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

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1 québécois adulte sur 5 éprouve des difficultés majeures en lecture

One in five adult

(aged 16-65) in Quebec is likely to experience great reading difficulties

1 million d'analphabètes au Québec

1 000 000

adults are illiterates in Quebec

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More than 100 000

individuals directed to training resources by our Adult Services since 1990

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401 900 books

have been distributed through The Gift of Reading program over the last 16 years