World Literacy Foundation + LiteracyPlanet

There are currently 750 million illiterate adults globally, and 12 to 19-year-olds make up a significant percentage of this number (UNESCO).

LiteracyPlanet is proud to partner with the World Literacy Foundation to join its Taskforce to help eradicate illiteracy in young adults across 50 cities globally by 2030.

About the partnership

Our Current Work

The Taskforce will meet at the World Literacy Summit, 2-4 April 2023 in Oxford, UK to decide on the first European cities to be targeted and to set out the roadmap to reach the goal. Already, 10 cities in the US have been selected with Boston, Massachusetts the first to get started in the program.

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Beyond Words Literacy Podcast

Our CEO Tom Richardson was recently interviewed by Beyond Words literacy podcast. Grab a cuppa and settle in for this wonderful chat where Tom and Deborah Marks discuss the challenges of illiteracy being a world problem and the awesome work being done to combat it. LP is so proud to be partnering with the World Literacy Foundation.

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