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Changing lives one word at a time

Welcome! Washtenaw Literacy's mission is to provide free literacy instruction customized to the needs of adults throughout Washtenaw County, utilizing a trained network of volunteer tutors. It is our vision to eliminate illiteracy in Washtenaw County. For over 40 years we have been empowering adults through improved literacy. Since our founding in 1971, we have served over 20,000 learners and trained and fully supported over 10,000 volunteer tutors.  Learn more.

  • Free TUTORING for ADULTS of ALL AGES!  Free, flexible tutoring in basic reading, writing, math and English as a Second Language (ESL): Learn more.
  • Attend a FREE ESL Group today.  See the schedule for locations and times, all are open to new learners: Fall 2014 ESL Group Schedule.  The upcoming Winter 2015 ESL Group Schedule is here.  
  • Power Tutoring 2015 is here!  On February 21st, 2015 we're hosting our premiere daylong professional development for adult literacy tutors.  We're offering a series of free literacy workshops presenting powerful strategies and hands-on learning to help tutors and adult learners work together more effectively.  To preview the selection of workshops, click here.  Reservations are highly recommended as space in each workshop is limited.  Click here to register now.  
  • Burning Questions and Hot Topics: A Monthly Tutor / Mentor Discussion.  All tutors are invited to join us on the first Saturday of every month from 9am-11am for an informal discussion and opportunity to support each other as we serve Washtenaw Literacy learners.  Click here for more information. 


 

Upcoming Events

  • NO ESL GROUPS TODAY
    December 24, 2014 (All Day)

    In celebration of Christmas Eve, all ESL Groups are closed today.  Enjoy this day with friends and family.  Groups will return to the regular...

  • NO ESL GROUPS TODAY
    December 25, 2014 (All Day)

    In celebration of Christmas, all ESL Groups are closed today.  Enjoy this day with friends and family.  Groups will return to the regular schedule...

  • NO ESL GROUPS TODAY
    December 30, 2014 (All Day)

    In recognition of the holiday season, all ESL Groups are closed today.  Enjoy this day with friends and family.  Groups will return to the regular...

  • NO ESL GROUPS TODAY
    December 31, 2014 (All Day)

    In celebration of New Years Eve, all ESL Groups are closed today.  Enjoy this day with friends and family.  Groups will return to the regular...