New Directors Workshop
If you are new to the
volunteer-based literacy council network, this workshop is for you. Learn
the steps to get 50l(C)(3)
nonprofit status, License to Solicit, budgeting, board relations, fundraising,
limitations on lobbying, and get an update on the Adult Basic Education
Department formerly with the Michigan Department of Education.
Literacy Forum with
the Department of Career Development
MLI is in discussions with the
new Office of Career and Technical Development, (the former Michigan Department
of Education adult basic education department) to familiarize the staff in the
new department with the volunteer literacy councils, libraries and social
service agencies that provide literacy services. Details of this forum will be
mailed as soon as they are in place.
ListServ and Chat Room
MLI is in the process of entering
email addresses for our new literacy listserv. Get alerts, updates and literacy
related information online through email. Coming soon, an online literacy chat
forum. If you have not sent in your registration form, call, fax or email us if
you want to participate.