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

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In the News

Lincoln Literacy marks 50th anniversary with gala event

Lincoln nonprofits celebrate helping immigrants, refugees

Lincoln celebrates fourth annual ‘Latino Festival’​

Lincoln Literacy helps Afghans adjust to life in Lincoln

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

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

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

Woods Charitable Fund awards $1.8M in grants

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

Lincoln Literacy creates new tools in changing pandemic world

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

Goodwill Helps Lincoln Literacy Restart New Beginning Classes

Lincoln Literacy Helps Immigrants Prepare for CNA Class

Lincoln Literacy Honored with Step Up Award

Lincoln Literacy Goes Virtual 

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

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

NET -- Helping Refugees (February 2017)

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.