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Upcoming Events

APR 18

Online Volunteer Orientation

Join us for this volunteer information session on how to make positive impact in West MichiganYou will be inspired by the power of adult literacy and the work of one-on-one literacy coaching in our communityYou will meet our team, learn about our resources, and hear our learners’ stories. Whether you start today or in the future, it is an opportunity to learn how to make a difference in an adult learner’s life

APR 24

In-person Volunteer Orientation

Join us for this volunteer information session on how to make positive impact in West MichiganYou will be inspired by the power of adult literacy and the work of one-on-one literacy coaching in our communityYou will meet our team, learn about our resources, and hear our learners’ stories. Whether you start today or in the future, it is an opportunity to learn how to make a difference in an adult learner’s life

APR 25

SOLD OUT: 2024 Spellebration

 

Join us on April 25, 2024

We look forward to gathering in person on Thursday, April 25, 2024 for the Literacy Center of West Michigan's 31st Annual Spellebration event. 

Join us at Leona Road in Grand Rapids as we honor Micki Benz, Yeli Romero, and Ella Satterthwaite.

LEO awards over $1M to Literacy Center to support workforce development initiative

WEST MICHIGAN – Today, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) announced more than $1 million of the $15 million MI Impact Grant program was awarded to Literacy Center of West Michigan. The grant, made available to Michigan’s large nonprofits who provide programming to lift people out of poverty, will allow the nonprofit to expand employment and training services to build a more skilled workforce in Kent County.

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