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
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.

DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY

Detroit Reads: Tutoring Program

The DLC refers learners to the Detroit Library to use the individual tutoring reading and math program. This serves as a supplement to their training particularly through the summer months while the DLC is inactive. For more tutoring info, call the Detroit Public Library at: 313-481-1300.

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    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.

    DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY

    DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY

    Detroit Reads: Tutoring Program

    The DLC refers learners to the Detroit Library to use the individual tutoring reading and math program. This serves as a supplement to their training particularly through the summer months while the DLC is inactive. For more tutoring info, call the Detroit Public Library at: 313-481-1300.