Over the past 25 years, we have helped thousands of individuals and their families increase their literacy.
20,000 adults in Winnebago County can’t read past a third grade level – it is the WCLC’s goal to help at least 1,000 of them over the course of 5 years.
A child who grows up in a home with at least one illiterate parent is twice as likely to be illiterate. The family literacy program offered by the WCLC aims to end this cycle.
Over 200 refugees have been living in Oshkosh for fewer than five years; many are underemployed and need additional help to earn an income above the poverty level. Literacy can help!
The Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC) illuminates literacy potential by creating opportunities for people to read, write, speak, and perform everyday skills with confidence. We will illuminate literacy in 1,000 people over 5 years.
Read stories from the learners at Winnebago County Literacy Council.