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Ruth Colvin Speaks

Not Defined by a Number, Whether It's 1 or 101

  • Date: 03/03/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Central Park Library - Redwood Room
    2635 Homestead Road
    Santa Clara, California 95051
  • Introduction: Hear an inspirational talk by Ruth Colvin, who at the age of 101, continues to champion the cause of adult literacy, and to live a full and vibrant life.

Be inspired by Ruth Colvin, who at the age of 101, continues to champion the cause of adult literacy, and to live a full and vibrant life. 

Interact with community members and enthusiastic learners from adult literacy programs, who learn to read and succeed even though some of them have had little to no formal education.  

Ruth Colvin is the founder of the Literacy Volunteers of America (now Proliteracy.) She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and has been inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. She has authored several books and has traveled the world to train and share the gift of literacy. 

To sign up, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/not-defined-by-a-number-whether-its-1-or-101-tickets-43293022596

This event is being jointly hosted by Read Santa Clara, the library's adult  and family literacy program and Vision Literacy, a non-profit.

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