Raising Awareness during March is Reading Month!

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In honor of March is Reading Month, Macomb Literacy Partners is trying to spread awareness about adult illiteracy. In Macomb County, 13% of people cannot read or read below a 4th grade level. They are stuck in dead end jobs, can't read to their children, don't understand things they are asked to sign, don't understand directions on a prescription bottle, aren't able to fill out a permission slip for their child....the list goes on and on. Click read more to volunteer or make a contribution.

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Run2Read 2015 May 30, 2015!!

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Run 2 Read 2015, a 5K & 10 K Trail Run and 5K Trail Walk will be on Saturday, May 30th at 9AM at Stony Creek Metropark. This 5 & 10K courses are certified and will be timed by Gault Race Management. This is a great opportunity to get out and move, help a great cause and enjoy shaded trails of Stony Creek. Early Registration, through May 3rd, is only $25 again this year and includes a tech shirt in the size you choose. Race medals awarded to winners and winning age catagories are in 5 year increments this year! You don't want to miss Run 2 Read 2015! Click on read more to register online!

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Upcoming Volunteer Literacy Tutor Informational Seminars!

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We've all been there, volunteering and wondering if, or how, we're making an impact. Well, when you become a volunteer tutor with Macomb Literacy Partners, you won't be wondering. You'll see first hand how your efforts are helping someone in your own community. Just this week one of our students confided to her tutor she was able to read her first book ever! We see it everyday, students getting better jobs, becoming citizens, reading to their children for the first time. If you think being a volunteer tutor is something you might be interested in, stop by our orientation and we'll show you how Volunteer Literacy Tutors Change Lives!

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