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Mission

Changing lives by strengthening literacy statewide.

Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. is a non-profit coalition of over 70 community-based literacy programs located throughout the state. Our member programs provide much needed services to adults and families through dedicated staff and well-trained volunteer tutors. In Wisconsin, nearly a million residents qualify for our members' services. If you want to improve your reading skills or if you would like to become a volunteer tutor, visit our Find a Literacy Program page to locate the program closest to you.

We have supported non-profit literacy programs with capacity-building services, funding, advocacy, and professional development services since 1985!  Watch our video to learn more about us.


Literacy News

This month, our professional development eNewsletter features Wisconsin Literacy job opportunities, WIOA Roundtable takeaways, and upcoming professional development opportunities.

Congratulations, Journey House, for celebrating 50 years this year. They started out as a literacy program and grew to one of the biggest programs in Milwaukee.

Jesus, a talented pastry chef and owner of Todo Postres bakery, came to Journey House to improve his English. He wanted to expand his business to an English speaking clientele.

The 2019 WIOA Roundtable's theme was “Innovation in Workforce” where attendees could learn more about the innovative programs, projects, approaches, and ideas happening throughout Wisconsin in the world of workforce.

Read about Michele Erikson's top 5 takeaways.