Info Sessions

Volunteer & Community Member Info Sessions Literacy Services welcomes you to join us online for an informative virtual meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions and learn more about all of the exciting things happening at LSW. Following a short presentation, Executive Director Holly McCoy and Associate Director Aaron Goyette will open up the […]

Volunteer of the Month – June

Help us congratulate Katherine Kane as Literacy Service’s June Volunteer of the Month and celebrate her lovely presence and steadfast determination in helping our students meet their goals. Katherine began volunteering with us in 2018, and she and her service dog, Willi, have been fixtures in the English Language Learning program ever since. Katherine, a […]

Food for Thought

This has been a time of forced pause in our community, in our country, and throughout the world. The word “pause” itself generally carries a positive connotation; a respite, a re-set. But taken together, the term “forced pause” conjures decidedly negative images; loss of connection with family and friends, loss of a job, loss of health security. […]

Volunteer of the Month – May

We are pleased to announce Literacy Services of Wisconsin’s May Volunteer of the Month, Oliva Carreto. Olivia first got involved with LSW in November of 2019 and has been a compassionate tutor and an indispensable resource at our South Division site ever since. Olivia works as a Case Manager at Justice Point, a nonprofit social […]

Tutor of the Month

Volunteer of the Month – March 2020

Although she is shy about receiving recognition, Kathy Erdman, Literary Services’ March Volunteer of the Month, is well deserving of our sincere gratitude for her steadfast and compassionate support of our students and tutors! Because of her experience in language development and working one-on-one with individuals, Kathy began her service to LSW as a tutor […]

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 […]