The Literacy Center of West Michigan

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 06-15-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 10 am and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors the...

[read more]

The Transformation of My Life by Robert Tennie

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 04-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

The transformation of my life is coming to America during the Liberian Civil War. The war changed my life when the rebels entered Monrovia, the capital. There were no safe areas. I had a brother living with me. When the rebels advanced, I told him...

[read more]

Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

In Kent County, the statistics are dismal. According to the 2014 State of Michigan Education Report just 56 percent of low-income students are proficient in reading. And only 42 percent of Latino students are meeting or exceeding standards in Grand...

[read more]

Literacy center seeks to promote creativity, local talent with Flash Fiction Contest

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 06-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Literacy Center of West Michigan is encouraging aspiring and accomplished writers to enter their previously unpublished short story of 500 words or less to its first annual Flash Fiction Contest. The entry fee is $15 and entries are accepted...

[read more]