Welcome to Reading Works

You can read this. What if you couldn’t? How would your life be different? How would you fill out a job application, follow a training manual or read to your child? For many of your neighbors in metro Detroit, these simple, everyday tasks are impossible.
Reading Works will change this. Join us in our effort.
Chris & Barbra Brooks
Barbra Brooks and Chris Brooks talk about the challenges of keeping their inability to read a secret from friends at their home in Roseville, Mich. Motivated by friends, family and each other, the couple have advanced several reading levels. Click here to read more!

Our media partner, WXYZ-TV Channel 7, covered Reading Works and the adult literacy issue. The focus: help adults who struggle with reading find a program close to home. Click here to watch a story on how the United Way’s 2-1-1 referral line is assisting us in reaching this goal.

Want to see how Reading Works is helping raise the level of adult literacy in our community? Click here to watch our new video!