Important dates:

  • Spring classes will begin January 9. See the Classes

  • The final day of fall classes is December 17.

  • Our office is closed December 23 - January 3.

  • Training for new tutors will be January 3 and 4. Register as a Volunteer

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We share student stories, news, and a letter from new executive director Bryan Seck.

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Thanks to everyone for a successful gala! We were able to meet our fundraising goal of $50,000. Proceeds from the event will go to support our classes, offered free of charge to over 1,000 local immigrant, refugee, and basic skills students.

The Lincoln Journal Star published an article in L Magazine with more details about the event.

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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.  

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"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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Partners

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