Education and Literacy

Education & Literacy Services


Read and write better!  Speak English better!

Our community program helps people read to learn, speak to everyone they choose to, and write to anyone using any writing tool. By reaching their personal goals, they can build the lives they want.

We invite people who value partnership to join us. 

How do I get help learning to read and write?

Call us at 510-745-1480 or fill out this form, opens a new window to get started.

How can I partner with someone to build their reading and writing skills?

Call us at 510-745-1480 or fill out this form, opens a new window to get started. Must be 18 or over.

No previous teaching experience is required to be a Learning Partner. We are looking for individuals who show empathy, respect, and patience for others in the learning process. We will provide training for all the rest!

See FAQ for Orientation and Training dates.


Who can get services?


who want to read and write OR listen and speak INDEPENDENTLY.

with reading and writing goals.

with basic survival English speaking and listening goals.

YOUTH who are...

ages 7 and up.

reading and writing one or more grade levels behind.

What services do you offer?

One-time appointments for help with forms, mail, etc.

1-on-1 with a trained learning partner for 6 months.

When is the next Learning Partner Orientation and Training?

You may fill out the interest form above anytime!

Keep an eye out in our Learning Center to register and receive the link for our upcoming online Zoom Orientation, Training 1 and Training 2.   You must attend all 3 sessions.


Orientation-Choose 1

March 16, 2024, 10-11:30 am


March 20, 2024, 6-7:30 pm

Training 1

March 23, 2024 10-2pm


Training 2

April 20, 2024 10-2 pm


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