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Literacy Outreach Coordinator: 604-562-3447
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Literacy for a Better World

Have you ever wondered if there was a simple cure for all of society’s ills? What if you could help reduce problems like poverty, disease, environmental degradation, racism and corruption? In the real world, there is no such magic bullet, but contributing to literacy may just be one of the most effective tools to improve…
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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Speaker Series

On Wednesday September 29th, from 10am to 1pm PST on Zoom, Volunteer Burnaby is hosting a focused speaker series event called “Exploring Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Non-Profit Sector.”  This event will feature four presentations from our remarkable speakers:  Rachelle Dallaire, Executive Director of Indigenous Perspectives Society. Ruth Mojeed Ramirez, Chief Equity Officer of…
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Multilingual Resources at the BPL

Are you raising a multilingual child in Canada? Do you worry that your child might lose their home language or not learn English well enough? At the Burnaby Public Library, you can find great multilingual resources to raise your child to speak each language fluently. The Burnaby Public Library (BPL) and Literacy Now Burnaby is…
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Wildfires and Environmental Literacy

Did you know that on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the Province of BC has declared a state of emergency due to the many wildfires that are currently spreading throughout the province? With fires returning to our forests this year, we’re once again reminded to acknowledge the importance of environmental literacy.  Environmental literacy is having the…
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Summer Hampers 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions are easing, we are again out and about, and on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, we gave away over 300 books at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House South Food Hub. This time with support of our own team of dedicated Literacy Now volunteers, we worked tirelessly in hot weather in 2 shifts to continue…
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