Mission Statement

The Detroit Literacy Coalition (DLC), formerly the Detroit Area Lifelong Learning Coalition (DALLC) is a partnership of organizations in southeast Michigan devoted to helping adults read, write, and acquire the basic skills for success in today's global and interconnected world. The DLC believes in a fully literate society and functions to support, promote, and ensure the availability and accessibility of literacy services to metro Detroit functional illiterates through the collaborative efforts of its members. The DLC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

The Detroit Literacy Coalition is proudly sponsored by:

  • ALLY FINANCIAL
  • AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK (ACN)
  • BLACK UNITED FUND (BUF)
  • COMERICA
  • DOLLAR GENERAL
  • IBM
  • MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (MDE)
  • PROLITERACY
  • TARGET
  • UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (WSU)

The Detroit LIteracy Coalition is one of the partners of

  • COMMUNITY TREATMENT CENTER EAST (CTCE) CHERRY HEALTH
  • DETROIT READS
  • DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS - ADULT EDUCATION
  • DETROIT RESCUE MISSION MINISTRIES
  • MACK ALIVE
  • MICHIGAN WORKS!
  • NAOMI'S NEST
  • OASES MINISTRIES
  • READING WORKS
  • SIENA HEIGHTS LITERACY
  • SELF-HELP ADDICTION REHABILITATION (SHAR)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY 
  • WSU ANOTHER CHANCE
Financial Literacy Fair

Financial Literacy Fair

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Joseph Walker Williams Community Center
8431 Rosa Parks Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan
hosted by
Detroit Literacy Coalition
& 
Partnership For Literacy
(Literacy for ALL for Literacy)
Exhibition and Free Consumer Information
11am - 3pm
Free Lunchtime Panel Discussion
12:15 pm - 2:30pm
Click read more to register
Partnership for Literacy

Collaborative initiative with DLC for mutual learning and exchanges as families, neighborhoods and communities for self and collective enrichment and empowerment for change and transformation.

State of Michigan Support
State of Michigan Support

The Detroit Literacy Coalition (DLC) cites the State of Michigan for over 25 years of collaboration and support of adult literacy programs to address the needs of metro Detroiters with low literacy skills.

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    Financial Literacy Fair

    Financial Literacy Fair

    Saturday, February 29, 2020
    Joseph Walker Williams Community Center
    8431 Rosa Parks Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan
    hosted by
    Detroit Literacy Coalition
    & 
    Partnership For Literacy
    (Literacy for ALL for Literacy)
    Exhibition and Free Consumer Information
    11am - 3pm
    Free Lunchtime Panel Discussion
    12:15 pm - 2:30pm
    Click read more to register

    Partnership for Literacy

    Collaborative initiative with DLC for mutual learning and exchanges as families, neighborhoods and communities for self and collective enrichment and empowerment for change and transformation.

    State of Michigan Support

    State of Michigan Support

    The Detroit Literacy Coalition (DLC) cites the State of Michigan for over 25 years of collaboration and support of adult literacy programs to address the needs of metro Detroiters with low literacy skills.