Blog 2016-10-19T15:36:09+00:00

Changing Lives Beyond Words For Over 30 Years

February 23rd, 2017|

For over thirty years Literacy KC has had the privilege of helping hard-working Kansas Citians improve their literacy skills.  Thirty years is a long time, and we don’t always realize how many people our work has affected.  But, sometimes we’ll be out and about and run into a person who shares with us the story [...]

Help us find the next Director of Programs for Literacy KC

February 21st, 2017|

Are you our next Director of Programs? Or do you know a person who is the perfect fit for Literacy KC?  Literacy KC’s mission is to advance literacy among Kansas City area adults through direct service, advocacy and collaboration. Our vision is "literacy for all." Literacy KC offers adults and their families a welcoming community [...]

We Launched the Literacy KC Podcast!

February 16th, 2017|

We want everyone in Kansas City to know about the free services Literacy KC offers to help adults improve their reading, writing, math, and digital skills. To help get the word out we launched our own Literacy KC podcast series. Over the next few months we’ll share a series of audio interviews with our students, [...]

How Long Does It Take You To Read This?

February 9th, 2017|

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Students of Literacy KC

February 2nd, 2017|

This post is part three of a three part series made possible by the Writers for Readers program, a partnership between UMKC’s Creative Writing Program & Literacy KC. It gives our students the opportunity to express themselves in new, exciting, and more imaginative ways all while improving basic reading and writing skills. Here are some [...]

Tips For Improving Vocabulary

January 26th, 2017|

Have you ever found yourself in a position where you know what you want to say but you can't seem to find the right words to properly express your thoughts? One way to prevent this from happening is to expand your vocabulary, as the more words that you are familiar with, the less likely it [...]