To Unite the Community to

Support Literacy

We’re celebrating by giving away tens of thousands of books to local children. Click here to read more!


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What is a recipe for success for literacy? You are the important ingredient to the San Diego Council on Literacy’s success. Without you, the vision of “literacy for all” is simply a faraway dream.

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The Great San Diego Book Giveaway!

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Photo by Luis Jimenez

Photo by Luis Jimenez


  • Documenting the state of literacy in the San Diego region.
  • Instilling the importance of literacy in the region.
  • Increasing impact of services through coordinated community-scaled efforts.
  • Filling services gaps via initiatives and support to SDCOL affiliated literacy programs.
  • Generating resources that support local literacy priorities.

Our Newsletter: Voice of Literacy

Voice of Literacy is the newsletter developed and distributed by the San Diego Council on Literacy. The newsletter contains information about literacy programs in San Diego County, literacy issues, literacy events around the county, and inspiring personal stories from literacy students and others.