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News

Whether online, in print, or straight from our organization,

Lincoln Literacy strives to tell our story and the stories of those we serve. 

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In the News

Annual Give to Lincoln Day raises record-breaking $8.3M for local nonprofits

Lincoln company overcoming language barriers by offering free English classes to employees

TEN: Bridging Dreams with Bryan Seck - The Power of Literacy, Workforce Development, and Collaboration

News conference: Upskill Your Workforce

City Highlights American Job Center Program Success

Federal jobs program in Lincoln helps employees gain more skills

American Job Center boasts program results aimed at training existing workers

Scrabble Scramble raises nearly $10K for Lincoln Literary

This program found a unique solution to two of Nebraska’s problems: a labor shortage and refugees in need of work

Scrabble Scramble for Lincoln Literacy set for March 23

Profile: English language tutor shares the American dream

Party Planner: Your guide to Lincoln's fundraising events

The Dan Parsons Show - Lincoln Literacy

Extra: Opera Omaha, Lincoln Literacy and Sandhills Symphony

Arabic, Kurdish manufacturing class to address labor shortage

Making Lincoln Home: Part II - “Welcome and warm”: Refugees settle into capital

Making Lincoln Home: Part I - Lincoln outpacing Omaha in refugee resettlement

Lincoln Literacy settles into new home

Lincoln Literacy’s capital campaign raises over $1.9M

Lincoln Literacy raises $60K at Global Celebration

Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation awards over $332K in grants

Goodwill's support helps Lincoln Literacy provide classes

Lincoln Literacy's Global Celebration fundraiser Thursday

Nebraska Public Media - Dia De Los Muertos, Sandhills Symphony, Demarre McGill and more!

The Dan Parsons Show - Bryan Seck

Art camp brings home to Ukrainians in Lincoln

Three Organizations Selected for World Education Services’ SIIP Demonstration Opportunity

KZUM Cause Collective Radio 7/3/23 - Lincoln Literacy

Lincoln Literacy moves into new expanded location

Lincoln Literacy showcases new space

Lincoln man credits Lincoln Literacy for helping him build confidence, getting new job

Refugee leads English classes for fellow Ukrainians as part of Lincoln Literacy program

'Untapped potential' — Lincoln Literacy program connects immigrants with jobs in schools

Lincoln Literacy bridges language barriers by offering English classes to local employers

New citizen helps Lincoln Literacy learners get ahead

LAC awards upstArt grants to nonprofits

Kawasaki, Lincoln Literacy team up to teach English at plant

KZUM News hosts guest Bryan Seck, Executive Director of Lincoln Literacy 

Lincoln Literacy marks 50th anniversary with gala event

Lincoln nonprofits celebrate helping immigrants, refugees

Lincoln celebrates fourth annual ‘Latino Festival’​

Morrill Hall and Lincoln Literacy partner to give free admission

Growing refugee and immigrant resources allowing new Nebraskans to excel

Clay Naff: A Legacy of Literacy

Lincoln Unites: a festival to welcome Lincoln immigrant and refugee communities

Lincoln Literacy helps Afghans adjust to life in Lincoln

Friendship Force hosts Afghan refugees at holiday party

Catholic Social Services helping resettle Afghan refugees in Lincoln

Leadership profile: Pat Leach, 40-year champion of Lincoln City Libraries

Lincoln Literacy supports incoming Afghan refugees

Mayor Gaylor Baird on Afghan refugees coming to Lincoln

Lincoln Literacy creates new tools in changing pandemic world

Immigrant helped into CNA career finds opportunity in 'the small stuff' at Bryan during pandemic

Woods Charitable Fund awards $1.8M in grants

Lincoln Literacy Goes Virtual

Eager-to-learn Lincoln Literacy student dies in accident back home in Ukraine

Family Literacy: Making it Work at Culler Middle School (October 2019)

Daily Nebraskan - Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs (September 2019)

Lincoln Literacy Honored with Step Up Award

Lincoln Literacy Helps Immigrants Prepare for CNA Class

NET -- Helping Refugees (February 2017)

Goodwill Helps Lincoln Literacy Restart New Beginning Classes

L Magazine – Reading Rainbow (March 2015)

Journal Star Op-Ed by Executive Director Clayton Naff (September 2014)

Lincoln Journal Star – Pilot Literacy Program at Jail Yields Impressive Results (May 2014)

L Magazine -Speak Easy, Read Well (April 2014)

Lincoln Journal Star op-ed by Executive Director Clayton Naff  (September 2013)

Omaha World-Herald op-ed by Board Member Jane Renner Hood (September 2013)

L Magazine – Scrabble Scramble (December 2011)

L Magazine & Lincoln Journal Star – Open Books, Open Doors Event (April 2011)

L Magazine – Nonprofit Executive of the Year (March 2011)

L Magazine – Scrabble Scramble (December 2010)

In-house Newsletter

Word on the Street is Lincoln Literacy’s semiannual print newsletter. Sent to tutors, members, donors, and supporters alike, Word on the Street reaches approximately 1,800 readers.

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