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Literacy Chicago

Help us reach our goal to support Chicago's Oldest Adult Literacy Organization - by December 31st. Tax ID 36-2663174


Literacy Chicago is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers individuals ages 18-65+ to achieve greater self sufficiency through language and literacy instruction.

For more than four decades, literally thousands of area adults have participated in the broad range of programs Literacy Chicago has developed, including basic literacy, GED preparation, English as a Second Language, workforce development, and citizenship programming .  In just the past twelve months, more than 650 adults benefited from Literacy Chicago's learner-focused programming.  Literacy Chicago relies heavily on the efforts of volunteer tutors, and frequently offers ancillary classes such as health literacy, computer literacy, workforce readiness and financial literacy.

Your generous donation will help us meet the needs of the ever growing number of adults seeking to change their lives and livelihoods.  Thank you for your support.