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Gosia writes an essay

When a Literacy DuPage learner and tutor begin working together, there’s no telling where their relationship might take them. Will they break the language barrier and achieve the learner’s specific goals? Of course. They may also find their way to unexpected experiences and achievements.

4 surprising facts about literacy in Illinois

It’s understandable to think “literacy” simply means the ability to read. But knowing the alphabet doesn’t make you literate, and not understanding medical textbooks doesn’t make you illiterate. Literacy has different levels. At the higher levels, literacy involving understanding written information and applying it to our lives in meaningful ways. I always assumed that most…

Literacy is power … everywhere

We are all linked to each other, with similar hopes and dreams for ourselves and our families—no matter where we live in the world. That was one of the many things I learned working on the website and social media for nine years at Rotary International, an organization with 1.2 million members worldwide, many of…

Stronger together with College of DuPage

At Literacy DuPage, our mission is to end illiteracy for adults. We are proud of our progress toward that goal. And yet, we know we cannot fully achieve this mission alone. That’s why we are so excited about our new partnership with the College of DuPage (COD). Together, Literacy DuPage and COD will have greater reach,…