Student Highlight

  Each year, there is the potential for a student from the Hamilton Literacy Council to be awarded The Hamilton Spectator Adult Learner Literacy Award.  The award is presented at ABEA’s annual Leaders in Literacy Breakfast event which will be held virtually again this year, on June 10th. This award celebrates the achievements of adult learners who embody the spirit of lifelong learning and show commitment in moving towards their goal(s). This year we are happy to announce that Noura Mahamat will be receiving the award as recognition of her determination and achievements.  Please keep an eye out for the video which we will post to our website following the LLB event.  In the meantime, take a moment to learn a little bit about Noura ...
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I Can’t Read

Literacy can mean different things to different people.  There are even different types of literacy – functional, basic, technological, advanced and more.  However, at its very core, literacy is simply the ability to read and write. One would therefore imagine that becoming literate would be an easy enough goal to achieve.  Wrong ...
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The Write Stuff

On May 26th Hamilton Literacy Council (HLC) is launching a blog. As much as the pandemic has wreaked havoc on our lives, it has given us pause to reflect on what we do, how we do it, and the importance of being connected with the community ...
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