Important dates:

  • Spring classes will begin January 4. See the Classes

  • You can still enroll in Fall classes. Register Here

  • The final day of fall classes is December 17. (Office closed December 23-January 3.)

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Our 50th Anniversary Gala may be over, but we're not quite at our goal. Will you make a donation to help get us over the top?


"I have known Bryan Seck since he led the efforts at Lincoln Public Schools to serve homeless families,” says Naff. “I have complete confidence in his intellect, vision, character, passion, and ability.”

— Clayton Naff, outgoing Executive Director

Seck is slated to assume leadership on October 28. Community members are welcome to meet him at the 50th Anniversary Gala on October 27.

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Streets Alive! 2022

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Streets Alive! 2022
Streets Alive! 2022

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Help us help others thrive.

We are a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides free, life-changing educational services. Established in 1972, Lincoln Literacy helps people from all over the world, including right here, thanks to hundreds of trained volunteer tutors. Through our community of caring and learning, thousands of Lincoln Literacy students gain essential skills that enable them to lift their families out of poverty and go on to achieve their dreams. Our mission: To strengthen our community by teaching the English language and a variety of literacy skills to people of all cultures.

From English language to basic literacy classes through life and job skills training, Lincoln Literacy offer free online and in-person instruction, as well as one-to-one tutoring and mentoring with volunteer tutors.  


"I learned how to read and speak English because of [Lincoln Literacy]. I got a great job working for the State of Nebraska."

-- Elizabeth R., Lincoln Literacy Student




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