The Literacy Council

The Literacy Council

Last year, The Literacy Council provided English as a Second Language, Academic Skills, and computer

Operating as usual

Photos from The Literacy Council's post 07/27/2023

Thank you to all the kids and families who came out to Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens for our Victorian themed story time! YWCA Literacy Council is thrilled to partner with Tinker Cottage to host free story time sessions this summer!

Photos from The Literacy Council's post 03/02/2023

Thank you Jersey Mike’s for choosing us for the Month of Giving!

03/01/2023
Photos from The Literacy Council's post 02/07/2023

Wonderful ESL class yesterday evening at Belvidere High School! What great attendance!

01/23/2023

We had a great time at Rock Valley College's Community Resource Fair. We were able to share YWCA's services and promote the need of volunteer tutors. The YWCA Literacy Council has learners who desire to go to college. We hope we can pair them with new college student tutors to keep them inspired.

Photos from The Literacy Council's post 01/10/2023

Register today! We offer ESL (English as a Second Language), Pre GED (Academic Skills) and GED classes. To register - call the office at 815-968-9681 Ext 102 or complete a short online application at: https://www.ywcanwil.org/litcouncil/free-classes-for-adults/
Classes start the last week of January!

01/01/2023

Happy New Year!

01/01/2023

Wishing you and yours health and prosperity in the new year. YWCA Northwestern Illinois offices will be open Monday, January 2. Happy New Year from YWCA Northwestern Illinois!

12/19/2022

Happy holidays from our family to yours! Just a reminder that YWCA Northwestern Illinois will be closed December 26 - December 30, 2022. Our office will reopen on January 2, 2023.

12/02/2022

The YWCA Literacy Council instructed a two week class, IT Careers Blast Off!, introducing the world of technology. We had 16 students successfully complete this class and enter into the YW Tech Lab Front End Web Development class! We are so proud of the students! What an amazing opportunity!!

11/11/2022

Join NSLD at Anderson Gardens for this special family event on Friday, December 2nd! Free attendance with your library card!

11/09/2022

Join us at our Adult Student Fair happening this Thursday! Learn about all the ways you can further your education in the Early Childhood field. The fair kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 8:00 p.m. at Highland Community College (Building H Room 201) in Freeport. We hope to see you there!

Photos from The Literacy Council's post 11/05/2022

Come learn about our programs and grab some free books in English and Spanish!

11/01/2022

Looking to further your education in the Early Childhood field? Stop by our Adult Student Fair on Saturday 11/5 at YWCA!

Photos from Winnebago County Government's post 10/18/2022
10/14/2022

We attended Washington's Hispanic Heritage Fiesta Event at Washington Academy School in Belvidere last night. We spoke to many people about the YWCA;'s services, handed out information and many free books in English and Spanish! What a wonderful turn out! Thank you Washington Academy!
Washington Academy

10/01/2022

Save the Date! JOIN US FOR A FUN, SPOOKY EVENING TO RAISE FUNDS FOR YWCA NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS ON OCT. 21ST!

To find out more about this event and to purchase tickets, click this link: https://fallfundraiser.swell.gives/eventinformation

We hope to see you here!

Happy October! It's officially the season to Eat, Drink and be Scary! Join us on Friday, October 21 from 6 - 11 PM for our Witches and Wizards Rendezvous and do just that! Enjoy food, drinks, shopping, live music, tarot card readers, psychics, a costume contest and so much more!

Learn more and get your tickets today! fallfundraiser.swell.gives/eventinformation

Timeline photos 09/28/2022

Check out our new courses!!

The YWCA is currently enrolling students for web development classes to begin in October! Check it out and give them a call today.

09/22/2022

Happy Adult Education and Family Literacy Week !

YWCA Northwestern Illinois CEO Kris Machajewski receives this proclamation by Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara recognizing this week as Adult Literacy Week and praising YWCA’s focus on making an impact on this important issue for our community.

09/18/2022

Had a wonderful time celebrating Mexican Independence Day at Supermercado Guanajuato in Rockford! We gave away many bilingual books and information on our services.

09/13/2022

First night for our ESL class at Belvidere High School! We are so excited to start the new year!!

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