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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

Join our team! Wisconsin Literacy seeks an Associate Director to help fulfill its mission to change lives by strengthening literacy statewide. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director has both internal and external facing responsibilities. The Associate Director partners closely with the Executive Director to chart WL’s planned response to organizational opportunities and challenges and plays a critical role as strategic thought-partner for the Executive Director.

We're hiring a 10/hour a week Math Instructor to provide remote, live instruction as well as support of independent learning to adult learners at participating Wisconsin Literacy member literacy agencies.

Read the full job description and apply today!

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full-time Literacy Leader in partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA. This position is for a one-year term beginning August 2021. You will help West CAP Literacy rebuild their Adult Literacy Program to recover from the impact of COVID-19. Help them renew their literacy program and make it better than ever!

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has funded Wisconsin Literacy for Phase 4 of the Medication Label Project ‘Reducing Medication Errors: Adopting Evidence Based Directions For Use on Prescription Labels’.

This phase of the project will focus on making medication directions easier to understand for patients by increasing the use of the Universal Medication Schedule (UMS) when prescribing medications.