Be an Advocate
Increasing the literacy level of our community is the single best way to ensure a prosperous economy and an improved quality of life for everyone in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Your voice can make a difference! Help build a culture of literacy by being an advocate for literacy programming. Here are a few simple ways to advocate:
Connect with us!
- Get connected with others who share your passion. Please “like” Literacy Connects on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit our website regularly.
- Join our mailing list to receive the latest in literacy news and activities in our community. Click here to sign up.
- Spread the word by passing along this information to people you know.
- Get involved with education and literacy advocacy groups such as Voices for Education, Tucson Values Teachers, Expect More Arizona, The National Coalition for Literacy, Support Adult Basic Education, Arizona Education Network, ProLiteracy and Children’s Action Alliance.
- Vote for people, policies and programs supportive of literacy and education. The links below can help you take an active role in influencing Arizona policy.
Be part of the literacy movement:
Use your library. Read a book to someone. Join a book club. Learn something new today. Ask for help when you need it. Listen to a child. Participate in a child’s education. Share a favorite book with a friend. Write a story. Learn a new word. Learn a new language. Put on a play. Hand-write a note or letter. Create something. Give a book as a gift. Ask questions. Play word games. Listen to each other. Improve your financial literacy. Tell a story.