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through the doorway of literacy.

Since 1964, Literacy Advance of Houston has assisted and empowered adults to achieve personal goals and self-sufficiency through improved literacy. Trained volunteer tutors help deliver a variety of free programs for Houstonians and their families.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a United Way agency for more than 30 years, Literacy Advance joined Memorial Assistance Ministries’ network of programs and services in late 2018, expanding geographic reach and enhancing programmatic offerings to adult learners.

Thank you for your support in 2018!

The year's almost over, and we are overwhelmingly grateful to YOU.

Your support has opened doors for another year - doors to workplace success, family prosperity, and a better Houston. You've made learning, security, and progress possible - and we're looking forward to 2019 with you by our sides.

Thank you for all you do!
 

Our newest chapter

MAM signingIt's official! Left to right: Literacy Advance Board President Robin Tooms,
Literacy Advance CEO Melanie Fisk, MAM President & CEO Martha Macris,
and MAM Board Chair Wendy Moreland

We're delighted and excited to let you know that we're opening a new chapter:

Literacy Advance has joined forces with Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) and the two agencies will now operate as one entity. Our work together will be known as "Literacy Advance, a MAM program".

There are great things ahead! 

You can read more here.

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