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Literacy Connects Receives Library of Congress Literacy Award

September 8, 2021

Literacy Connects is excited to announce that it is a 2021 recipient of a Library of Congress Literacy Award as a Best Practices Honoree — and the first Arizona-based organization to receive this prestigious international award. Read the full release here

Meet Our New Executive Director!

Literacy Connects is excited to announce the appointment of Matthew Tarver-Wahlquist as its new Executive Director. Read the full release here.

Join Our Book Club

August 28, 2020

This month we are reading Angie Cruz’s Dominicana. We will meet together over Zoom on September 12. Learn More

Read our COVID-19 Statement

August 4, 2020

For the safety of our students, volunteers, and staff, our offices are currently closed and we have transitioned to on-line learning. Read More

Celebrate With Us

August 4, 2020

Experience a new Best of Stories That Soar! video each day August 3-15. Watch Now!

Be Inspired

July 31, 2020

Get connected, get inspired, and get out of the house by joining Literacy Connects’ annual fundraiser at the drive-in! Learn More.

Literacy Connects Announces Addition to Board of Directors

July 1, 2020

TUCSON, AZ— (Literacy Connects) Welcomes the

appointment of four new members… read press release.

Kopec: Delay in-person K-12 schooling because of COVID-19 outbreak
May 28, 2020

I believe the best place for kids is in school. I especially believe the best place for kids is in Amphitheater Public Schools…. read full article.

Turning A New Chapter
May 28, 2020

It is with very mixed emotions that I announce my decision to retire… read full article.

Local causes receive nearly $200,000 in funding from Angel Charity.
May 12, 2020

Five different causes in Southern Arizona received a shot of financial aid this week from Angel Charity… read full article.

Tucson Nonprofits: Let’s move to a new normal with digital equity.
May 9, 2020

If you had a choice, would you prefer to live through this pandemic, or the… read full article.

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Qualified Charitable Organization Code: 20553

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