For over 37 years, the Oakland Literacy Council (OLC) has enabled adult students to achieve individual literacy goals through a partnership with trained volunteer tutors. OLC serves native-English speaking adults who need basic reading, writing, and math skills (adult basic education — ABE), and foreign-born adults who need English reading, writing, or conversation skills (English Language Learners — ESL).
The Oakland Literacy Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt entity that relies on the financial support of individuals, businesses, community organizations, and foundations to fulfill its mission. Your tax-deductible financial gift can be made online, by mail or by Donor-Advised Fund. The Oakland Literacy Council also welcomes gifts of Stock and Legacy Gifts.
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OLC’s Commitment to Change
The Oakland Literacy Council (OLC) stands in solidarity with those who condemn anti-Black racial violence and seek racial justice in America and is committed to working towards racial equity and justice in our community and our country. Read the complete statement.