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Speaking English, reading, and writing are essential to daily pursuits and long-term goals. That’s why Literacy Works strives to ensure high-quality adult education is available for people who need it.
We prepare professionals and volunteer tutors throughout Chicago to help adults with low literacy build a better future.
Why adult literacy? Click below for more about the crisis and why it’s never too late to learn.
through the ability to read, write, and interpret the world.
Tutor trained by Literacy Works
I share the excitement when my students start learning and progressing. It’s a beautiful and incredible process. Thank you, Literacy Works, for helping me get here.
Adult Literacy Program Coordinator
We couldn’t have a volunteer tutoring program without Literacy Works. We are simply too small to provide the training that is necessary to ensure quality tutoring services.
Literacy Connect Client
I thought this was an excellent training. It’s important not only for what our written materials look like but for how we treat our clients and the people we meet in the community.