2022 COVID Policy Update

COVID Policy Update  March 31, 2022 LSW continues to prioritize the safety of our staff, volunteers, and students. In January, LSW postponed in-person classes in response to the Omicron variant. Since then, in-person classes have resumed as usual and LSW has maintained a mask requirement while onsite at all locations, along with a health check […]

Student Voices: Edwin

Student Voices: Edwin Edwin Gonzalez is from Panama City, Panama. Edwin has been a student at LSW since November of 2019. Edwin has incredible talent and hopes to pursue his dreams of being a photojournalist here in the United States. When he’s not snapping photos, he’s at home drinking coffee with his wife, Mariah, and […]

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 […]