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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 at three locations across the Houston area.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a United Way agency for more than 30 years, Literacy Advance is grateful for the widespread support of the Houston community, from our generous donors and supporters, to the volunteers who are at the heart of who we are and what we do.

november is family Literacy Month

Literacy is crucially important for kids - but the job's only half done if we don't also provide literacy and English skills for parents and caregivers.

Celebrate Family Literacy Month throughout November and stay tuned for more on our new Parent & Caregiver Learning Pathway!
 

Announcing: A new 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! 

We know you'll have questions about this new partnership. Please read more here.

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