About This IS Literacy

This IS Literacy is an initiative of London's Child and Youth Network's Literacy priority. The goal of the literacy priority is to ensure children, youth and families in London develop strong literacy skills and competencies needed to fully participate, engage and thrive throughout their lives. 

London’s vision to “make literacy a way of life” focuses on improving collaboration among home,school and community through the following strategies:

  • Engaging parents and caregivers in awareness and promotion of literacy 
  • Supporting community partners with professional learning and practices
  • Promoting literacy from birth
  • Improving literacy in the school age years
  • Improving youth literacy

Some of the accomplishments of the CYN Literacy priority include:

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