Introducing the Literacy Equity Initiative™ (Part 1: LEI Insights)

Join us for the unveiling of LEI: Insights, our exciting new community mapping initiative! We're excited to introduce a new tool that will provide insights into Chicago communities, literacy gaps, Alliance member services, and other literacy indicators. This tool is essential for more effectively making decisions about our work, collaboration opportunities, and more. Powered by […]

One for the Books 2021

On April 10, 2021 at 7pm, the Chicago Literacy Alliance will celebrate all the ways that books and literacy come into our lives. Whether it's a cookbook to follow a new recipe, an autobiography to learn about someone's story, or a collection of poems to share, there's a book for everyone. As Sandra Cisneros told […]

Practices in Equity: Applying Equity to Financial Management

Financial management is about more than just the numbers. Our financial plans and strategies embody and reflect what we value as organizations. And in day-to-day operations, it’s not just about the financial systems, staff, and processes we have in place – but also about the who: who is invited to participate in planning, who has […]

Winesday

Join us for another virtual wine class fundraiser presented by the Literassociates, the associate board of the Chicago Literacy Alliance! Adam Knoerzer, a sommelier with 'Burghundy, is getting us ready for summer and what goes better with warmer temperatures than rosé? In this 90-minute session, Adam will break down the major styles and methods of production of rosé. […]

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Walk for Literacy 2021

Wherever you are!

Join us in July for our first Walk for Literacy! The Literassociates’ Walk for Literacy aims to raise money for the CLA’s mission of creating a 100% literate Chicago. Participants are encouraged to raise $100 each to participate in the 5k. Walkers can fundraise together in teams for support and to pool fundraising efforts. To […]

Back2School (B2S) August 2 – 6, 2021

Have questions about partnering with CPS this coming school year? Ingenuity, Communities in Schools, and Chicago Literacy Alliance will answer as many as we can at our Back 2 School event on August 2-6! Back 2 School will feature live virtual and pre-recorded sessions covering the fundamentals of working with CPS within the current context, […]

Summer Book Blast

This August, join us virtually for the Chicago Literacy Alliance’s first ever Summer Book Blast! Visit our online auction, explore a vast collection of 50+ best selling and award winning signed books, and take home a brand new summer adventure. The auction will open August 11 at 9 AM and wrap up on August 15 […]

Shake Shack Donation Day

Support the Chicago Literacy Alliance when you visit Shake Shack from Monday, August 23 to Wednesday, August 25! Show this flyer at the register or use code DONATE25 on the Shack App for pickup + kiosk + delivery when checking out to donate 25% of your total meal purchase to the Chicago Literacy Alliance.  

Shake Shack Donation Day

Support the Chicago Literacy Alliance when you visit Shake Shack from Monday, August 23 to Wednesday, August 25! Show this flyer at the register or use code DONATE25 on the Shack App for pickup + kiosk + delivery when checking out to donate 25% of your total meal purchase to the Chicago Literacy Alliance.  

Shake Shack Donation Day

Support the Chicago Literacy Alliance when you visit Shake Shack from Monday, August 23 to Wednesday, August 25! Show this flyer at the register or use code DONATE25 on the Shack App for pickup + kiosk + delivery when checking out to donate 25% of your total meal purchase to the Chicago Literacy Alliance.  

To&Through Data Collaborative: Innovare & the Chicago Literacy Alliance

Online

Learn about and give feedback on Innovare - Social Innovation Partners and the Chicago Literacy Alliance's new LEI: Insights dashboard. Nick Freeman will co-present the LEI:Insights Dashboard, with Annie Rezac and Kaitlyn Childs of the Chicago Literacy Alliance. LEI:Insights, powered by Innovare, provides a shared map and a common set of data to empower the […]