The Chicago Literacy Alliance is a collective of more than 100 organizations helping to meet literacy needs for people of all ages and backgrounds.


We work to increase our combined impact by collaborating creatively and effectively. Working together, we envision a 100% literate Chicago.

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Advancing literacy is a team effort – and whether we’re CLA staff, member organizations, board members, volunteers, supporters, or just interested in the field of literacy, we’re all in this together.

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