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PHOTO: PRESENTATION @ ALL ABOUT WOMEN HEALTH EXPO, MCKENDREE METHODIST CHURCH ...April 11, 2015 NALC was one of several non-profit health and education organizations and agencies that participated in this special event co-hosted by Tennessee State University in downtown Nashville.
NALC presentation board at AAWE

NALC presentation board at AAWE

PHOTO: PRESENTATION @ TREVECCA TOWERS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY ...April 14, 2015 NALC was invited to address the topic of adult literacy as it relates to advocacy and understanding for a resident population diverse in demographics (both individuals with disabilities and senior adults).
Presentation at Tower 1

Presentation at Tower 1

PHOTO: PRESENTATION OF CHECK TO NALC FROM THE STONE FOX RESTAURANT ...MAY 7, 2015 This popular West Nashville Restaurant donated a percentage of its proceeds from the May 5th lunch and dessert service to NALC.  Adele Tyler, who has been a tutor in our One-On-One Program for several years, stopped by to present a check in the amount of $200.00 to Meg Nugent, executive director.

From left: Meg Nugent with Adele Tyler of the Stone Fox Restaurant.

PHOTO: WSMV "PAY IT 4WARD" SEGMENT BY TERRY BULGER...MAY 7, 2015Terry Bulger taped a segment featuring learner Shauntavious Jones and tutor Tracy Webster to air during the 4:30PM and 6:30PM newscasts on WSMV-TV.  While the piece might have been mere minutes in length, it packed a wallop with its message about our mission.
From left:  Tutor Tracy Webster, Learner Shauntavious Jones, WSMV Reporter Terry Bulger, and WSMV Camerman

From left: Tutor Tracy Webster, Learner Shauntavious Jones, WSMV Reporter Terry Bulger, and WSMV Cameraman


  • February 21, 2017

    International Mother Language Day

      Introduced by UNESCO in November 1999, International Mother Language Day aims to promote appreciation and conservation of languages around the world. The holiday was first observed in February 2000 and continues to be observed ...more
  • January 30, 2017

    A Statement from our Executive Director

    I am reaching out today in light of the executive order on immigration issued Jan. 27 to bar entry into the United States from certain countries. The Nashville Adult Literacy Council exists for every adult seeking to improve reading, ...more
  • November 22, 2016

    Learner & Tutor Banquet 2016

    We want to thank everyone who attended this year's Learner & Tutor Banquet to celebrate the successes and achievements of 2016 with us. Special congratulations to all of our award recipients and special thanks to everyone who continues to ...more
  • October 24, 2016

    Meet Kim, our new Executive Director

    The Nashville Adult Literacy Council is excited to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Kim Karesh. Originally from Indiana, Kim moved to Nashville nearly 20 years ago. She has since passionately served the ...more
  • September 8, 2016

    International Literacy Day: How You Can Make A Difference Right Here In Nashville

    Today marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day. Fifty years ago, UNESCO declared September 8 International Literacy Day to actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower ...more
  • August 29, 2016

    It's back to school season, and not just for kids!

    Around this time of year, plenty of stores in Nashville – such as Target or Office Depot – are clearing out their back-to-school inventory. This is a great opportunity for you to donate some essential teaching supplies to the ...more
  • July 5, 2016

    Learner Stories: A Letter To The President

    "When people don't understand, I can't say nothing." When NALC learner Sandra’s daughter wrote to President Obama, she didn’t think she would receive a reply. Sandra’s daughter, Karen, takes a keen interest in world affairs, ...more
  • June 24, 2016

    Trivia Night Raises Over $3,400 for the NALC

    Last night, the Nashville Adult Literacy Council held its annual Trivia Night. The event was a huge success, with over 100 people turning out to raise over $3,400 for the NALC. We'd like to thank everyone who turned out and compet...more
  • June 17, 2016

    Trivia Night

    The NALC's annual Trivia Night is back! Every year we invite you to join us for a night of facts, figures, and fundraising in support of our mission to help the 1 in 8 adults in Nashville who can’t read. This year we’ll be at the ...more
  • May 26, 2016

    NALC Receives EVE Certification

    The Nashville Adult Literacy Council has been re-certified with the Excellence in Volunteer Engagement (EVE) designation by Hands On Nashville and the Center for Nonprofit Managementmore


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