The Racine Literacy Council helps the community by offering literacy, computer, financial management and driver’s education classes for adults. Read more

Off the Cuff

Since 1996, the nonprofit SHARP Literacy (5775 N. Glen Park Road, Suite 202) has helped to instill the love of books and reading in low-income, at-risk first-through-fifth Read more


The Adult Learning Center (1916 N. Fourth St.) was founded in 1979 as part of the Community Social Outreach Program of St. Gall Catholic Parish in Milwaukee, and provides general education Read more


It’s been a messy few weeks for those involved in the highly controversial lifetime grant the state awarded to the United Sportsmen of Wisconsin Foundation Read more

Issue of the Week

Audio and Braille Literacy Enhancement (ABLE), an almost entirely volunteer-run nonprofit, has been providing people who are blind, visually impaired or print disabled alternative ways to read Read more


As the East Bloc crumbled and Germany prepared to reunify, Günter Grass was the curmudgeon at the party. The author of The Tin Drum, and other novels that wrestle with German guilt, dislikes diaries but kept one in 1990, a year of rapid cha... Read more


Handwriting was once a measure of personality and, as the skill and interest in putting pen to paper dwindles, are we losing touch with an element of our humanity? Is this one reason why people are increasingly bereft of personality—flatlin... Read more