COMMUNITY LITERACY

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.

TUTOR ESSENTIALS

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

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

OK LEARN

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

Alexandra Park Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Anixter Center
Asian Human Services
Centro Romero
Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition
Chinese Mutual Aid Association
Corazon a Corazon 

Danville Area Community College

Delta Literacy
Erie Neighborhood House

The Greater Chicago Food Depository
Hana Center
Hanul Family Alliance
Heartland Alliance (Belmont)
Heartland Alliance (Ravenswood)
Howard Area Community Center
Indo American Center

Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)

Kankakee Community College

Literacy Connection

Literacy Volunteers of Fox Valley

Madonna Mission

McHenry County College
Morton College - Project CARE
Oakton College

Parkdale Project Read
People's Resource Center
PODER Works
RefugeeOne

Regional Office of Education #33

Sauk Valley Community College

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
Triton College

UIC Center for Literacy
Vietnamese Association of Illinois
Waukegan Public Library

 

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