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.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • We approach everyday with limitless optimism that fosters our passion for our work and inspires all parties involved to achieve results that collectively strengthen our community.
  • We engage the public with sincerity, integrity, transparency, and accountability through ethical practices that effectively fuel all aspects of operations.
  • 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.