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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

In this eNewsletter, we shared about how mothers wire their child's brain for future learning, the new Emergency Broadband Benefit, and job positions.

Nestled in the heart of Milwaukee’s vibrant neighborhoods, the parishes of St. Michael’s and St. Rose combined their resources to nurture the souls, minds, and bodies of their community. The literacy program focuses on the whole person - their family living, medical needs, and employment.

This is their story.

Born in a refugee camp in Thailand, Sunday Paw immigrated to the United States when she was twenty years old. She studied for her citizenship test while her daughters played around her.

On May 5, 2020, she became a U.S. Citizen and voted for the first time last year.

Her determination inspired her daughter Julianna, a 4K student who insists on reading independently, creating the story as she goes.

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!