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Isai Gonzalez Garcia arrived in Lincoln in 2019 from Venezuela. He had a degree in IT, but English was a barrier for him.
That's what brought him to Lincoln Literacy. He took our English classes then went on to earn a degree, become a U.S. citizen, and land a job.
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
Years of Service