My New World View

WITSPartnerships, Volunteers

The clare volutneering at WITS

By Virginia W., WITS Volunteer from The Clare Most Tuesday mornings this past summer I was transported into a new and stunningly different world…one where everything is very logical, simple and … Read More

How to be trauma-informed

WITSEvents, Volunteers

How to be trauma-informed

Jacob Dancer III is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Program Manager at UCAN. Jacob led a WITS Talks on being trauma- informed for WITS volunteers and community members on … Read More

WITS History


wits history

WITS’ history started twenty five years ago when three Chicago change agents created two programs, now combined into one organization to empower students as readers. In 1991, Joanne Alter and … Read More