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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

It’s so rewarding to see how our literacy programs are partnering with employers to break down language barriers and support inclusive workplaces for refugees and immigrants. Please read and share with your networks!

Technology evolves faster than most of us can keep up with. This evokes feelings of fear, frustration, incompetence, and ultimately, avoidance. One way to reduce anxiety around technology is to use a conceptual framework called digital resilience. 

Wisconsin Literacy's Executive Director, Michele Erikson joins WPR's morning show to talk about expanding literacy across Wisconsin.

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