Who We Are
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois was founded in 1979 to serve as a technical assistance
and training agency for volunteer literacy programs affiliated with the national Literacy Volunteers of America organization.  LVI began by working with just four LVA programs,
and today provides an array of resources and services to staff, tutors, and
students in some 100 adult literacy programs statewide.
 
Mission
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois is a statewide organization committed to developing
and supporting volunteer literacy programs that help families, adults and out-of-school
teens increase their literary skill.
 
Vision
Establish a network of trained and dedicated tutors
Foster student leadership
                  Make our services available to as many individuals as possible                         
Increase awareness of our services to the broadest possible audience
     
Values
We treat tutors and students with courtesy, dignity and respect;    
We build our programs and networks with integrity;
We make our services available to all in need, without discrimination; 
We practice sound fiscal management;
We honor our commitments. 
 
Congratulations to Larry Durfee on being named the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice 2017 Volunteer of the Year! Larry is a LVI VOCAL AmeriCorps member who tutors at the Illinois Youth Center in Harrisburg. He was nominated, along with another volunteer from each IYC, and was named the Volunteer of Year at the Illinois Department of Corrections and IDJJ Volunteer ceremony on April 11th. Way to go Larry, and thank you for everything you do!
 
 
 
 
We Moved!
 
New Address 
Literacenter
641 W Lake Street
Suite 200 
Chicago, Illinois 60661 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  26th Annual
Tutor and Adult Learner Conference
Outstanding Tutor Awards
Tutor of the Year
 
 
  Thank you ! 
2016
SCRABBLE for
Literacy Challenge
 
 
 
 

Literacy Volunteers of Illinois  | 641 West Lake St, Suite 200 | Chicago, IL 60661-1308
Phone: 312-857-1582  |  E-mail: info@lvillinois.org