Lincoln Literacy raises $60K at Global Celebration
Lincoln Literacy is pleased to announce our 2023 Global Celebration was a huge success! Just under 300 guests attended the sold-out event, which raised over $60,000. Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird kicked off the festivities, followed by a performance by the Latino dance group Sangre Azteca, some amazing food, and so much more!
A Finalist for Ignite Lincoln's Nonprofit Category
Ignite Lincoln aims to give anyone, anywhere, a platform to speak and share their stories, which is why we are so honored to be a finalist for this year's nonprofit category! During the event, our own Sandra Rojo shared her story. By working with Lincoln Literacy, Sandra has been able to achieve her dream.
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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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