Literacy Matters Abbotsford
Literacy Matters Abbotsford is Abbotsford’s community literacy network. This is a membership of many organizations and programs including the Fraser Valley Regional Library, Abbotsford Community Services, University of the Fraser Valley, and Abbotsford School District to name a few. Literacy Matters Abbotsford is funded by Decoda, through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (see Decoda for more information). The goal of Literacy Matters Abbotsford is to connect literacy services to individuals; to connect services to each other; and to address the literacy gaps in Abbotsford.
Visit our Home Page regularly to learn new about our programs, community involvement and upcoming events below!
Reading Buddies Volunteer Registration OPEN
Please visit our Volunteers page to register for our Reading Buddies program, under Reading Buddies / Volunteer Application Forms (mid-page). Reading Buddies is a program of Literacy Matters Abbotsford, Abbotsford’s community literacy network. This program supports children in grades 1 to 5 who are working to improve their reading.
Stetis imexstowx Walk Beside Us
Abbotsford community partners collaborate to present commemorative event in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
We invite the public and media to join us in a momentous event as we acknowledge our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation on the Traditional, Ancestral, Unceded, and Shared territories of the Stó:lō people, Mathxwí First Nation, Semá:th First Nation, and Leq’á:mel First Nation.
All ages are welcome to this free indoor/outdoor event, where we will come together to learn and share. The public event will feature:
Story Presentations: Engage in captivating narratives that shed light on Indigenous history and culture.
Craft Activities: Create meaningful, hands-on crafts that promote understanding and respect.
Live Presentations: Gain insights from speakers and thought leaders who champion Truth and Reconciliation.
This commemorative event is made possible thanks to the collaboration of dedicated community partners.
We look forward to your participation in this important event as we come together to honour our shared history, learn from one another, and take meaningful steps toward reconciliation.
Follow @stetisimexstowxgathering for ongoing updates leading up to the event.