COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus Update

Notice on COVID-19 March 27, 2020 In an effort to honor LSW’s commitment to a safe learning experience for everyone, we have an important update on LSW programming. Since our last update letter, new information about the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to evolve rapidly, including an emergency declaration by the governor […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]