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.
- Annual Board Meeting and Appreciation - Celebration of Learning Event: Thursday, June 13th at Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building. Join us for our Annual Board Meeting at 5:30PM followed by our Appreciation Event from 6 - 8PM. Hors D'Ouvres and beverages will be served. We will share stories and honor our learner award winners. Please RSVP for both the Board Meeting and the Appreciation Event by emailing us:
- NEW! Personal Tutoring Model. Starting June 1, we will provide a new model in personal tutoring. Learners will be placed in one-on-one or clusters based on the outcome of assessment to optimize the impact of our tutoring. The cluster model will be introduced to tutors through an information session. Click here for more information.