Mission and Values


We unleash the power of literacy to improve lives. Through a wide range of literacy services, including reading, writing, math, life, technology and work skills, we help a diverse population of learners meet their needs and achieve their personal and employment-related goals.


  1. We develop and administer our programs and services with a strategic eye for excellence and innovation, pursuant to CFL’s long history of industry leadership and success.
  2. Collaboration, teamwork and community involvement are at the heart of CFL operations. We are committed to treating all parties—whether internal or external—with the utmost respect, consideration and encouragement.
  3. We approach everyday with limitless optimism that fosters passion for our work and inspires all parties involved to achieve results that collectively strengthen our community.
  4. We engage the public with sincerity, integrity, transparency and accountability through ethical practices that effectively fuel all aspects of operations.
  5. Diversity of staff, Board of Trustees, constituents and supporters is a core asset of our organization, promoting mutual understanding to create solutions that nurture sustainability
    and growth.