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Celebrate our record-breaking, 1,100+ adult learners!

Buy tickets now to attend Lincoln Literacy's Global Celebration on November 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cornhusker Hotel.

This year we successfully launched a capital campaign, moved to a new location, and experienced record student growth. Come celebrate with us at the Cornhusker Hotel on Thursday, November 9! The evening will include social time, a plated dinner, a cash bar with table service, international speakers, and entertainment.


Art Camp Brings Home to Ukrainians

Amidst a full-scale invasion, community is everything. That's why Lincoln Literacy and the Lincoln Arts Council organized this free camp, to bring a sense of "home" back to Ukrainians in Lincoln.

Every day, 16 families gathered together in celebration of Ukrainian culture, tradition, and art. Tears were shed as the scene captured the enduring spirit of Ukraine. 

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A Finalist for Inspire Awards' Nonprofit Category

The Inspire Awards aim to celebrate women who excel as leaders and role models, which is why we are so proud that our very own Sandra Rojo was a finalist for this year's nonprofit category! During the event, held on Sep. 20, 2023, Sandra shared her story. By working with Lincoln Literacy, Sandra has been able to achieve her dream.

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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.  


"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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Years of Service

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