[AAACE-NLA] WE LEARN Conference-Related Travel Updates Available
mev at litwomen.org
mev at litwomen.org
Mon Dec 17 14:34:12 EST 2007
WE LEARN 5th Annual (Net)Working Gathering & Conference on Women &
Building Alliances / Construyendo Alianzas
March 7- 8, 2008
Fordham Univ. at Lincoln Center in New York City, NY
Co-Sponsored with WE LEARN by Fordham University Graduate School of
For more conference details, go to: http://www.litwomen.org/
New details posted:
Travel & Hotel (Make reservation by Jan. 25 deadline for best rate)
Applications for ABE Student Scholarships / Work exchange
** Also Note: WE LEARN can now accept membership dues (new & renewal)
and donations via our website. http://www.litwomen.org/membership.html
Past news - reminders:
Call for writings for Women's Perspectives #3 (2008) / Women & Money
Call for Writings by Adult Basic/Literacy Education Students --
Writers must be adult literacy/basic education students attending
classes or working with a tutor.
For details and forms go to: http://www.litwomen.org/perspectives.html
Women's Perspectives #3: Women and Money will showcase writings by
adult literacy/basic education students across all levels. Student
writers are encouraged to reflect and to write on the theme of women
and their experiences with finances, class, security, income, and
other everyday issues related to women’s lives as affected by money.
All forms of writings accepted: Stories – personal or creative,
Poems, Opinion essays, Advice, Budget or Action Plans. Original
artwork about this theme will also be accepted.
Lesson Planning Ideas & Worksheet also available: www.litwomen.org/
Deadline (absolute): January 18, 2008
Calendar Cover Contest!
We are celebrating the 5 year anniversary of WE LEARN! We invite you
to share in the creation of a calendar that marks this special
occasion by submitting your original artwork and/or writing. We are
looking for quotes (from teachers & students), poetry, classroom
ideas, photos from WE LEARN events, drawings, short reviews of
recommended women-centered literacy materials or curriculum resources
(and how you've used them), or any other reflections on your
experiences with WE LEARN that have inspired you. Design the cover
for the calendar and win a bookstore gift certificate! All
submissions due by December 31, 2007! All proceeds from the calendar
to benefit the work of WE LEARN.
Please send submissions to: welearn at litwomen.org
or mail to address below
The Fall 2007 is now available and posted on our website. Members
should have received their hard copy in the U.S. Mail. It can also be
downloaded from our website: http://www.litwomen.org/news/07FallNews.pdf
We hope your Winter Season is filled with warmth and joy.
WE LEARN Board of Directors and
Mev Miller, Ed.D., Director
Women Expanding: Literacy Education Action Resource Network
182 Riverside Ave.
Cranston, RI 02910
welearn at litwomen.org
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