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The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is a non-profit organization comprised of groups and individuals dedicated to enhancing traditional literacy as well as cultural, financial, medical and technological literacy for all Tuscarawas County residents. We promote public awareness and work collaboratively with local educators, literacy service providers, business, community and ministerial organizations to support and initiate programs that work toward the goal of enhanced literacy. Visit the donation page if you would like to become a member or submit a donation.

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Statistical Figures for Tuscarawas County

Tuscarawas County consistently shows a high rate of families living at or below the poverty level and an increasing rate of unemployment. 19.7%* of county residents 25+ years of age, have not obtained their High School diploma or equivalent. 47%* are at a Level 1 or Level 2 reading level by the National Adult Literacy Survey.

Persons functioning at Level 1 may be unable to do such things as:

Persons functioning at Level 2 may be unable to do such things as:

In addition, many individuals who DO have adequate reading and computing skills would welcome the opportunity to improve their medical, legal, financial and computer literacy. The TCLC is dedicated to supporting ALL types of literacy needs.

Woman Reading

"Getting my GED has opened the door to opportunity. It has given me a chance to further my education and make my life better."

Beckie, Tuscarawas County