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Stop Reading Challenge


National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week



Literacy NY is hosting the second annual Stop Reading Challenge initiative, starting now and lasting through September, which is typically a month celebrating and publicizing adult and family literacy. This year, there will be onsite and online events to raise awareness about adult literacy.

Take the challenge at:


And if one of the events is in your area, please join in!  

September 19-23

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Support Literacy!

Celebrate successes in the field!

Engage in activities that raise the visibility of our collective work in the field of adult education!

To help champion the cause, check out the COABE website.

Colorful Book Spines


Lifting One Voice for Literacy & Adult Education 


NYACCE advocates on the behalf of adult continuing and community education programs.  Programs work hard to make changes in services delivery and to offer a wide range of supports to New Yorkers. 


What we have learned is the power of lifting One Voice for literacy and adult education in New York State is critical to advocating for our students and programs all across the state.  To accomplish this goal - we need your help! 


Calling on all Adult Program Managers:  To improve our efforts, we are seeking to learn more about all adult education programs available across New York State. Regardless if your program is a member of NYACCE or not, please take a minute to complete this very short form.  Your information will not be shared or sold.  It is purely for advocacy purposes so we can keep you apprised of issues affecting adult education in New York State.   For more information, or if you are interested in joining the Legislative Advocacy Committee, contact  Thank you in advance for taking a few minutes to complete the form.  

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