International Potluck Brunch


  Students, tutors, volunteers, supporters and their families are invited to the Macomb Literacy Partners Potluck on Saturday, November 1st from 11 am- 1 pm.  Please bring a dish to pass with the recipe for the dish; we would like to share the recipes.  Rosco the Clown will be reading […]

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Another MLP Student finds the Key to Success


MLP basic education student Kevin B. has found the key to success with his tutor Bernice.  All MLP students take an assessment test at least once a year and Kevin is no exception.  When MLP staff scored his latest assessment, they found he improved his reading and writing by two […]

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Student Success!


Congratulations to MLP student Margaret A.!    She became a U.S. citizen in September! Margaret has been in the MLP program since 2010, in that time, she has improved her skills in reading, writing and speaking English.  In addition to improving her English, she obtained a library card and began […]

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Volunteer Literacy Tutors Change Lives! Attend an MLP Tutor Orientation.


Tutor Orientation:   Tuesday, November 4th 2014 from 7-9 PM at the Wayne State Macomb Education Center, 16490 Hall Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038  Call for more info 586-286-2750 or read@macombliteracy.org We’ve all been there,  volunteering and wondering if, or how, we’re making an impact.  Well, when you become a […]

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MLP 30th Anniversary Celebration –Sold Out!


  SOLD OUT!! THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS, GUESTS AND SUPPORTERS! Macomb Literacy Partners is Celebrating 30 years of providing free literacy services to adults in Macomb County.   When founded, Macomb Literacy Partners was Macomb Literacy Project.  It was intended to be a “project” in which, the founders fully […]

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Upcoming Tutor Trainings


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MLP has new office hours…


Until further notice, Macomb Literacy Parterns offices will be closed on Fridays, starting Friday, August 29.  The builidng we are housed in, the Wayne State Macomb Education Center, does not have classes on Friday so Wayne State made the decision to close on Fridays.  We very much appreciate the office […]

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We’re Going on a Road Trip!


Macomb Literacy Partners is having a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts on Saturday, September 13th from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.   Tutors, students and supporters are all welcome to join us.  We will be arriving at Macomb Literacy Partners offices at 9:00 am for a continental […]

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Run2Read 2014 A Success!!!


Macomb Literacy Partners 4th Annual Run2Read, held at Stony Creek on Saturday, June 14th was a success!  The weather was perfect for running and walking through Stony Creek’s scenic vistas.  This year, we also set a participant record with 251 individuals participating in Run2Read.  We have so many to thank for […]

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Run2Read…Mark Your Calendar!


  Run2Read 2014 is going to be better than ever in our 30th Anniversary Year.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 14 and head for Stony Creek Metropark for a picturesque 5 or 10K Run or 5K Walk. This run/walk is like no other… the trail is partially shaded and […]

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Volunteers are the Heart of MLP – Come Join Us!


  MLP is so thankful to these ladies who are current or past tutors. They took time out of their busy schedules to come in and help us with our 30th Anniversary Edition “Stay-At -Home-Tea” fundraising mail project. These are the folks that came into the office to help us […]

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Rosco + Your Library = FUN!


        Rosco the Clown has been part of Macomb Literacy Partners Family Literacy Program for decades.  Rosco reads to children ages 2-8, clowns around, does magic and makes balloon animals.  However, the most important thing Rosco does is teach children the importance of reading. Catch everyone’s favorite […]

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A Macomb Literacy Partners Students’ Successes


   MLP Student Passes Driving Test!! Congratulations are in order!! Just last week we had a student pass her driving test and receive her Drivers License! Many thanks must be given to her tutor Dave Meyer!         _______________________________________________________________________________________ Catherine’s Story Recently, MLP’s student, “Catherine”, a 40 year old […]

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MLP has been helping people for 30 years: Matt’s Story


Most of us find eating out a pleasurable experience.  It’s a chance to try something new or have a dish we don’t care to prepare at home.   However, not everyone feels this way.  Just last week, a former student (we’ll call him Matt) paid us a visit and asked us […]

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Imagine…


Macomb Literacy Partner’s (MLP) students don’t have to imagine what these situations are like; many of them face them  daily.  Those of us who’ve been reading for decades take for granted every adult knows how to read.  That’s simply not the case.  In Macomb County 3 in every 20 people […]

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