Strengthening Adult Education & Workforce Development Services in Southeast Wisconsin

Literacy Services of Wisconsin and Greater Waukesha Literacy Merge to Strengthen Adult Education and Workforce Development Services in Southeast Wisconsin Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW) and Greater Waukesha Literacy (GWL), two nonprofit community-based organizations providing adult education programs in Southeastern Wisconsin, have combined operations to expand opportunities for adults looking to increase job readiness skills, gain […]

Milestone Award Winners

Non-profit collaboration earns national award for distributing mobile literacy apps in Milwaukee Milwaukee, WIS. – Milwaukee Knowledge Exchange (MKE), a partnership between Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW) and YWCA Southeast Wisconsin (SEW), was announced as a finalist Monday (April 1st) in the Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition. The $1 Million Communities Competition is an important […]

Amor Towles

Amor Towles, author of A Gentleman in Moscow Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:00 pm Turner Hall Ballroom 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave Doors open at 6:00 pm Literacy Services is pleased to partner with Boswell Book Company as they celebrate their tenth anniversary with American novelist Amor Towles. Tickets include a paperback copy of A Gentleman in Moscow, which may be donated to […]

Spring Into Literacy

Join Literacy Services and Wisconsin Literacy for our spring training workshop! Learning is not just for students! We believe it is imperative to foster a culture of continuous learning and to bring educators together to exchange ideas and knowledge. We hope you will join us to kick off our first-ever spring training workshop. We’re excited to offer […]

Inspiration Award Nominations

We need your help to select nominees for this year’s Inspiration Awards! Each year, LSW honors amazing people whose commitment to adult education is simply awe-inspiring. You know the heartwarming stories of our dedicated students and tutors firsthand. We need your help to nominate these inspiring individuals for each of our five award categories. Student […]

Blind Date With a Book

Blind Date With a Book Milwaukee PBS, Boswell Book Company, Literacy Services of Wisconsin, and Milwaukee Public Library are inspiring reading throughout the community with fun events in conjunction with PBS’s The Great American Read programming. Take a chance at falling in love… with a book! Sept. 7th, 11am-2pm Sept. 12th, 5pm-7pm Sept. 21st, 11am-2pm Milwaukee […]

The Great American Read

  What is America’s Favorite Book?Literacy Services is celebrating the joys of reading in partnership with Milwaukee PBS, Milwaukee Public Library, and Boswell Books with special events for PBS’ The Great American Read.It all starts next week at the kick-off celebration where PBS’ list of America’s 100 best-loved novels are revealed! Be among the first […]