We help Chicago's literacy programs thrive!
As a leading expert in adult literacy, Literacy Works’ Community Literacy strengthens the adult education landscape through robust training in instructional techniques, program management, and student support.
Literacy Works’ 12 hour intensive ABE and ESL Tutor Essentials trainings will teach you everything you need to know to feel prepared for your first tutor match.
This training is free to member organizations and $120 for non-members
Literacy Works offers a diverse collection of professional development on topics that support adult literacy programs. Our trainings focus on issues that are important to literacy programs, staff and learners. All trainings are free to member organizations and fees may apply for non-members.
Literacy Works’ interactive OK Learn workshops help parents bring literacy into their homes. At each workshop, parents will learn family reading strategies and receive a free book! OK Learn workshops are fee-based. Contact us to host an OK Learn program at your organization.
Literacy Works Members
Academy for Urban School Leadership
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Asian Human Services
Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition
Chinese Mutual Aid Association
Corazon a Corazon
Danville Area Community College
Erie Neighborhood House
The Greater Chicago Food Depository
Hanul Family Alliance
Heartland Alliance (Belmont)
Heartland Alliance (Ravenswood)
Howard Area Community Center
Indo American Center
Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)
Literacy Volunteers of Fox Valley
McHenry County College
Morton College - Project CARE
People's Resource Center
Regional Office of Education #33
STAR Adult Literacy (ROE #17)
South-East Asia Center
The Learning Center/House of Connections
Tolton Center of De La Salle Institute
Touch Gift Foundation
Vietnamese Association of Illinois
Waukegan Public Library