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Welcome to the site developed by the Literacy Association of Tennessee (LAT) Diversity Committee. We are proud to serve the great state of Tennessee to achieve our common mission of literacy for all children and adults. 

Literacy Association of Tennessee (LAT) Diversity Committee 

Mission Statement 2017-2018 

TRA Diversity Committee’s mission is to promote inclusion, equity, and access for students, educators, communities, and families of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. In accordance with the International Literacy Association’s Framework for Literacy Education Reform (2016), we endorse policies and practices that recognize, embrace, and empower cultural, ethnic, religious, economic, gender, and additional diversities of children and families in the state of Tennessee.