Category: Student Story

“I’m a big part of the KLC”

Before Gary joined the KLC, he was not an active member of his family and had a problem with alcohol. Now, has been out of incarceration for more than two years, and has maintained his sobriety. Gary is now an active member of his family, is especially proud of how well his daughters are doing in school, and being active in their education.

Adult Literacy Research and Training Symposium

The 2017 Adult Literacy Research and Training Symposium will be held at the WMU Fetzer Center on Friday, December 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and all interested individuals are invited to attend. This event will provide attendees with an increased understanding of key adult literacy issues and current best practices in four major areas: Parent Literacy, Workplace Literacy, Health Literacy and English as a Second Language. The symposium will also cover how to create vibrant learning opportunities in Community Literacy Centers.

Give to Kalamazoo Literacy Council on #GivingTuesday

The Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Since its founding in 2012, millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live.