Our Mission

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 MINITRIES
READING WORKS
SIENA HEIGHTS LITERACY
SELF-HELP ADDICTION REHABILITATION (SHAR)
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
WSU ANOTHER CHANCE