Entries by Jen Davie

Genoveva dreams of opening a bakery

When I was little I lived in Mexico in a town I lived there with my parents I had two sisters and a brother and also I studied there until the sixth grade of elementary school but afterwards I did not have money and I had to help my mother with chores of my house and prepare food . . .

LitNet Volunteer Wins Award

Last week, Literacy Network volunteer Ruth Robarts received a Community Volunteer Award from United Way of Dane County! Ruth embodies “improving lives through literacy” in her daily work with learners in LitNet’s citizenship and tutoring programs. She has been a dedicated tutor and intern with Literacy Network for 10 years!

Upcoming Book Sale in June

Thank you to everyone who has donated their used books! Literacy Network books sales help raise hundreds of dollars to support literacy education. Join us June 8 and 9 (times below) for the next big sale!

Mario Practices for Confidence at Work and in Life

Mario and his wife, Genoveva, have been a dynamic learning team at Literacy Network! After completing English for Parents, they enrolled together in Level 3 ESL.  “They usually choose to work together during paired activities and I often see them discussing the questions and forming answers together,” shares Caitlin, their class instructor. “They push each other to participate more in games and all-class activities and they do their homework together.”

January E-News Release

We are so grateful to have closed out 2017 with so much support from our community. Read how Veronica celebrated passing her citizenship exam and how you helped us exceed the challenge match goal.

Hosting a Literacy Network 101

Literacy Network has a great story to be told, as you know if you’re already supporting us. We need more people to know about the work of our volunteers and staff.  One of the best ways to share our story is word of mouth. At Literacy Network 101, your friends and colleagues can learn more about the challenges […]

Call for Campaign Team Members

A story is only as good as its characters. We have been honored to have so many wonderful and experienced members of the community come forward to join the Capital Campaign committee. As we continue to plan for the purchase of a new building and the expansion of our services we are looking to grow […]