About Us

MISSION: To teach English to non-English speaking adults

Diablo Valley Literacy Council is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to assist adults in the Diablo Valley (Central Costa County) area who need to improve their English as a second language. We offer free, flexible one-on-one ESL tutoring. 

Who We Are
  • DVLC has been in continuous operation since 1978.
  • DVLC is a private, non-profit organization.
  • DVLC is composed of all volunteers, no paid staff.
  • DVLC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors
    • The Board directs the daily activities of the organization and 
    • provides workshops to teach individuals how to become tutors
  • A quarterly newsletter is published for DVLC members and tutors
  • Membership in the Diablo Valley Literacy Council is $15 annually. Tutors are urged to maintain their membership. Membership dues provide the bulk of DVLC's operating budget.
  • Link to our Bylaws 
  • Link to Quarterly Hours Reporting

Board Members
    Our Board is composed of volunteers with a variety of background. Our elected officers are:
    President: Julie Kim
    Vice-President: Open
    Treasurer: Theresa Nidetz
    Secretary: Open
ProLiteracy Worldwide
  • DVLC is a member of the national organization, ProLiteracy Worldwide.
  • ProLiteracy Worldwide has a paid staff of experts with skills in education, organization and communication which are made available to councils such as DVLC.
  • ProLiteracy Worldwide sponsors a conference that helps attendees discover new tools and strategies, implement dynamic programming, enhance leadership skills, and engage with a diverse group of peers from other literacy organizations.

    Diablo Valley Literacy Council 4000 Clayton Road Concord, CA 94521 (925) 685-3881 dvlc4esl@gmail.com