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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

Worried about summer slide? Anna Bierer shares the summer reading programs and activities she found at public libraries in Wisconsin and what works for her family.

Congratulations to Journey House's five graduates of their THRIVE Workforce Banking program with PNC Bank.

Journey House's THRIVE (Transforming, Healthy, Reliable, Inspiring, Valued, and Employable) training and internship program prepares participants for careers in banking, culinary arts, retail, construction & architectural design, emergency services, manufacturing, sports turf management & landscaping, food & agriculture, green economy, and STEAM through industry recognized certificate training programs.

Joe's experience in high school was sometimes difficult. He fell behind and was not able to catch up in time to graduate with his peers.

The Menominee Tribal Education’s GED Prep Program gave him a chance to move forward in life.

Skip the port-a-potties…skip the check-in line and walk for a purpose in your own neighborhood. Walk to support Children’s Dyslexia Center!

When? Saturday, May 16th

How? Collect pledges for your own, unique course. Run a 5k around your neighborhood or at a local park….or plot a walk from your bedroom to the kitchen and back again.

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event—register now!