You can help build a culture of literacy by being an advocate for literacy programming. Your voice can make a difference! Here are a few simple ways to become an advocate:
Educate yourself about issues that matter, and vote!
- Upcoming political forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson and Arizona Public Media
- City of Tucson election information page
- League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson website
- Arizona Public Media election news page
- Expect More Arizona’s Vote 4 Education page
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.