Literacy in America: Crisis and Hope

Thu. March 17, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Hosted by: Rare Book School


In this illustrated lecture, Michael Suarez will discuss the criminal levels of low-literacy in the United States and their social and economic cost. A member of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Board, Suarez will consider what is being done and what can be done to address this crisis in American life.