Washtenaw Literacy was founded in 1971 by a small group of volunteers who wanted to help other adults learn to read. Today, our organization has grown to serve over 1,500 adults each year in our one-on-one and group tutoring programs. We remain the only organization in Washtenaw county that provides free, customized one-on-one tutoring to adults in reading and writing or English as a second language.
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I joined the board of Washtenaw Literacy three years ago, and have seen the personal impact it has made on so many lives in our community. A learner once told me, "you can't just touch one life, because when you help someone, you're helping their whole family and the lives of those around them". ... more »
Everyone at Washtenaw Literacy, staff and volunteers, show tremendous dedication and commitment to the learners in the area. Their training programs are outstanding and their fundraisers are fun and successful. They use their resources in an extremely fiscally responsible way. The organization ... more »
Washtenaw Literacy is a great organization. It offers free tutoring in basic literacy as well as in learning English as a Second Language. I have been a tutor in both areas and have seen first hand what a difference these services have made in the learners lives They have increased confidence, ... more »