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Changing lives by strengthening literacy statewide.

Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. supports 70 community-based literacy programs throughout Wisconsin.  We strengthen literacy through expert trainings, health literacy, workforce connections, and advocacy.  Donate to increase literacy skills statewide.

In Wisconsin, 1.5 million adults need advanced skills training. Our member programs provide literacy services to adults and families in their communities. 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, advocacy, and professional trainings since 1985!  Watch our video to learn more about us.


Literacy News

The 3 Period Lesson is a great place to start tutoring new arrivals with little or no English, literacy, or formal education.

Southeast Regional Literacy Consultant Marsha Connet joins the WGTD radio station to discuss the importance of literacy on International Literacy Day. Listen to the interview on WGTD's website.

Executive Director Michele Erikson joined Kirstin Brey on As Goes Wisconsin for a brief interview on Read a Book Day. Watch the interview on YouTube.

Explore nonprofit leadership with your colleagues across the state with author Erik Hanberg’s 4 book series:

• The Little Book of Gold
• The Little Book of Nonprofit Leadership
• The Little Book of Boards
• The Little Book of Likes