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Literacy Is
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Writing
Listening
Speaking
Confidence
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Connection
Freedom
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MAKE LIFE-CHANGING LEARNING
A REALITY FOR ALL

Beyond Words 2020

Join us for Literacy Minnesota's third annual Beyond Words Bash!

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the power of learning. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, stories from literacy learners, a live auction, a thought-provoking keynote from Wing Young Huie and music by Devon Gilfillian. 

Date: April 16, 2020 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Venue: Aria Event Center, 105 North First Street, Minneapolis

Learn more and get tickets

Wing Young Huie and Devon Gilfillian
Adult Class

Free classes for adults

Volunteering with a child

Volunteer placement for literacy programs across Minnesota.

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Training and resources for tutors and educators.

Minnesota State Capitol

Advocacy. Transforming policy; effecting change.

VISTA Participants

Americorps VISTA. Strengthening Literacy through National Service.

Reading Together

A whole-family approach to literacy.

Because
Literacy Changes Everything

Once I made friends and knew about how to communicate, then America was just perfect.

Abdirisack A., 2018 Journeys Author. Read Journeys.

Abdirisack, English Language Learner

HELP US
MAKE A DIFFERENCE

18,510
hotline inquiries

Website, text, phone, email and in-person inquiries to our Adult Literacy Hotline helped adults in Minnesota find free literacy classes.

9,750
books to kids

Book donations provided children in our Summer Reads program with engaging, reading-level appropriate material.

3,723
trainees

Tutors who attended Literacy Minnesota’s trainings and workshops learned best practices for tutoring adults and children.

853,000
assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments test essential computer, software and technology skills.