Who We Are
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois was founded in 1979 to serve as a technical assistance and training agency for volunteer literacy programs affiliated with the national Literacy Volunteers of America organization.  LVI began by working with just four LVA programs, and today provides an array of resources and services to staff, tutors, and students in some 100 adult literacy programs statewide.
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois is a statewide organization committed to developing and supporting volunteer literacy programs that help families, adults and out-of-school teens increase their literary skill.
  • Establish a network of trained and dedicated tutors;
  • Foster student leadership; 
  • Make our services available to as many individuals as possible;                            
  • Increase awareness of our services to the broadest possible audience. 
  • We treat tutors and students with courtesy, dignity and respect;                            
  • We build our programs and networks with integrity;
  • We make our services available to all in need, without discrimination;                   
  • We practice sound fiscal management;
  • We honor our commitments.              

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 The 25th Annual On the Road to Literacy Conference is coming up on April 9th! Click here for more info.
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Thank you to the attendees of the New Readers for New Life Conference!
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Literacy Volunteers of Illinois  |  30 East Adams, Suite 600  |  Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-857-1582  |  E-mail: info@lvillinois.org