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May 24, 2017

During the month of August in Nebraska, when the corn is at its peak, it is hard to ignore the influence of agriculture in our Midwestern state.

We are always so happy to find the quirks of the universe when world's collide at the Literacy Council--that is when beautifu...

April 19, 2017

If you can read this, you may be thinking that this article doesn't apply to you.

You might be thinking:

So what? I'm literate. Illiteracy doesn't affect me.


Research by ProLiteracy shows that 36 MILLION adults across the United States cannot read, write or d...

April 17, 2017

Think you don't have time to help out a local non-profit? Hesitant or have questions? Check out 5 Reasons Why You can't Help Non-Profits to perhaps ease some of those anxieties!

At the Literacy Council of Grand Island, we believe that when we work together we can achieve our goals.

When our students first meet their tutors, they have a conversation where we work together to determine what our student's goals are and how those goals can be achie...

LCofGI tutor, Linna Dee Donaldson, has an exciting community opportunity to participate in the Cherry Street Community Garden!  Located at 415 S Cherry St in Grand Island, students and members of the community are encouraged to plant, grow, and harvest their own fruits...

The Literacy Council is elated to announce that during this winter time two of our students have successfully become American citizens! 

Abdelatif Khater successfully passed the US Citizenship exam in December. Becoming a citizen was of particular importance to Abdelati...

Thank you to everyone who was able to help make the Literacy Council's 8th Annual Scrabble Tournament a success!

With 14 teams participating in this year’s tournament, each round provided exciting results, with teams anxiously awaiting the posting of their scores to see...

October 27, 2016

What can you give that will cost you nothing, yet will make literally a world of difference to the recipient?

The answer -- knowledge. For most of us, the most basic knowledge we have is how to speak English.

No big deal, you say? Not for you since you were likely pretty...

September 28, 2016

Looks like our first Literacy Council Tutor Support Meeting at Perkins was a huge success!

Tutors and prospective tutors were invited to meet at Perkin's in Grand Island to share tips, tricks, and successful tutoring methods in an informal setting to learn from each oth...

August 22, 2016

Congratulations are in order for Literacy Council student Samiya Mohamed, who recently became a US citizen after preparing for the US citizenship exam with her tutor, Lori Depue. Lori and Samiya worked together diligently for over a year preparing for the US citizenshi...

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