SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Becca Doss, of Pinckney Hugo Group, a full-service marketing communications firm, was recently named a LiteracyCNY board member. LiteracyCNY is a local nonprofit dedicated to promoting adult literacy. Doss, a public relations account manager for the agency, is on the organization’s advancement committee and has volunteered in other capacities for 3 ½ years.
LiteracyCNY’s mission is to provide adults in Central New York with the literacy tools and skills that they need to be contributing, productive and engaged members of the community. The organization advocates for adult education, provides instruction and partners with other community-based agencies. Improving access to adult literacy addresses intergenerational poverty and strengthens the community. In 2019 LiteracyCNY enrolled more than 350 adult students and consistently exceeds its New York State Department of Education mandates. For more information, visit literacycny.org.