A short walk leads to big progress

With all the smart people all around there, I was surprised she asked me to help her. Then I realized here I am helping her, not even thinking about it, and just a year ago I would have had to ask someone else for help. That’s when it hit me I really am making progress.

New Development Director, Same Mission

“Anywhere parents are unable to communicate and access information on their own, their families are left vulnerable and dependent on others. Both Literacy Network and Literacy at the Well address the unique needs of adult learners so they can gain skills to improve their family’s quality of life, and to strengthen their community. Working to forward the mission of Literacy Network, it is an excellent investment in my hometown.”

Jerry’s personal tutoring inspires his monthly giving

I am inspired to give to the Literacy Network because I find my learner to be inspirational. He is a very willing and appreciative learner. He’s there every week/ He always does his work. He is grateful for our time together and appreciative of the Literacy Network.

Learners finish class with their own new computers

The most recent semester of classes at Literacy Network saw another successful class of computer literacy.

You helped José Luis achieve his U.S. citizenship!

Before he could finish high school in Mexico, José Luis de Hilario started working. He has lived in the U.S. for more than ten years. He first found Literacy Network because he had the goal of improving his spoken and written English to communicate better with his co-workers.

RSVP Bus Buddies collaboration brings learners to Chazen

This summer, a group of adult learners who are a part of Literacy Network’s refugee program worked with RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) of Dane County’s “Bus Buddies” program to visit the Chazen Museum of Art.

New grant expands citizenship program

Thanks to a new grant, Literacy Network will help more eligible residents become U.S. citizens and open doors to employment and community involvement.

You make a big impact in students’ lives

Thanks to you, dozens of Literacy Network ESL students have made strides in using their improved English skills.

Your employment impact update

In the second quarter of 2018, 236 adults with specific goals for their jobs and careers attended our programs.