Roughly 500,000 adults in Maricopa County lack the studying, writing and primary math expertise vital for many jobs. 

Their wrestle to search out work and sustain with expertise is one thing that Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County helps handle.

The group that began in 1982 in a single classroom at Phoenix Union Excessive Faculty has grown to contain greater than 700 adults a 12 months. Enrollment is year-round. Courses are free and provided at versatile occasions on-line.