Ms. Teresa Brittain, Executive Director
1323 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
Adult Basic Education – $70,000
Adult basic education programs at Friends of Literacy enable students to improve their reading and math skills, thus increasing job and educational opportunities for the one in ten Knox County adults who are functionally illiterate (reading at or below a sixth grade level), while also improving their ability to navigate our world. Low adult literacy is directly linked to unemployment, lower income, crime, poor health, low reading ability of children in the family, and inter-generational poverty.