Over 750 individuals and their families have increased their literacy with the help of the WCLC’s staff members and team of volunteers.
20,000 adults in Winnebago County can’t read past a third grade level – it is the WCLC’s goal to help at least 200 of these individuals within the next year.
A child who grows up in a home with at least one illiterate parent is twice as likely to be illiterate. The family literacy programs offered by the WCLC aim to end this cycle.
Over 150 refugees have been living in Oshkosh for less than five years; many are underemployed and need additional help to earn an income above the poverty level. Literacy can help!