WHO WE ARE
Literacy Volunteers of Eastern Connecticut is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization.
Our mission is to assist English students and new Americans in learning to read, speak, and understand English so that they can thrive in America as residents, parents, employees, and business owners.
WHAT WE OFFER
- Free English literacy services:
Tutoring for New American adults desiring to speak and understand English
- Free 1-on-1 personalized tutoring for adult English speakers who desire to learn to read and speak English.
- Great opportunities to volunteer! Just fill out the contact form below.
Would you like to support our efforts? Choose to volunteer as a:
Tutor: Work with one or several learners of similar ability
Conversation Group Facilitator: Work on speaking skills with larger groups of learners
To become a LVEC Volunteer, we ask that you:
Have proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English
Be patient, flexible, and sensitive to the needs and abilities of non-English speaking and functionally illiterate adults
Contact us below.
Complete our free professional tutoring training!
Learning is like rowing upstream, not to advance is to drop back.
– Chinese Proverb
“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
To have another language is to possess a second soul.
“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.”
― Ludwig Wittgenstein
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
LVEC located at Otis Library
261 Main St
Norwich, CT 06360, USA
LVEC Board of Directors:
Jerold A. Sinnamon, President
Linda Bonnell, Secretary
Robert D. Farwell
Edward H. Perl