2016-17 WIOA grant from Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan awarded to Detroit Literacy Coalition

The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) in the Michigan Department of Education is a recipient of the WIOA grant for 2016-17. The DLC will use funds to offer basic literacy skills to adults in several institutionalized programs in the Detroit area to meet the priorities of WIOA. This WIOA grant is intended to provide classes that focus on each of the 4 primary academic courses of the GED test (English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Social Studies and Science) - skills required to become gainfully employed in any occupation.  All students are required to attend DLC's Career Pathways/Development classes for occupational preparation. The DLC program is oriented to get students prepared to enter into the workforce or post secondary institutions. The grant will end June 30, 2017.

 

December 22, 2016
Detroit Literacy Coalition receives Yelp Foundation Grant
DLC Yelp Foundation Grant Recipient

The Detroit Literacy Coalition (DLC) expresses its heartfelt thanks to all its community supporters and constituents who voted in the YELP Foundation Gives Local grant contest!!! The DLC is so grateful to all of you who voted to help us win the $2000 grant prize.  This grant will go a long way toward the purchase of instructional materials, support of staffing needs and advancement of our goal of a literate Detroit one learner at a time. 

Yelp Gives Local!

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November 29, 2016
2016/17 WIOA State of Michigan Award to DLC

The Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan, Adult Education Department has awarded Detroit Literacy Coalition a grant for 2016/2017 year under the Adult Learning WIOA Core Programs to support adult literacy programs for those in instituionalized settings.  The funds will support women in the Naomi's Nest facility in Highland Park, Michigan and men in the Community Treatment Center East (CTCE).

November 22, 2016
VOTE for DLC - a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest

Subj: Vote for us today in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest 

Great news! Detroit Literacy Coalition has been nominated as a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest. Now we need our community to vote for us to win a grant of up to $5,000.

Go to yfgiveslocal.org to cast your vote once per day from November 29 to December 9. No personal donation is required to participate in the contest and it only takes a minute.
 
We would so appreciate your support as a grant will allow us to make a change in the life of the educationally disadvantaged in the metro Detroit area. 

 Thank you for your continued support!

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    Detroit Literacy Coalition receives Yelp Foundation Grant

    Detroit Literacy Coalition receives Yelp Foundation Grant

    The Detroit Literacy Coalition (DLC) expresses its heartfelt thanks to all its community supporters and constituents who voted in the YELP Foundation Gives Local grant contest!!! The DLC is so grateful to all of you who voted to help us win the $2000 grant prize.  This grant will go a long way toward the purchase of instructional materials, support of staffing needs and advancement of our goal of a literate Detroit one learner at a time. 

    Yelp Gives Local!

    2016/17 WIOA State of Michigan Award to DLC

    The Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan, Adult Education Department has awarded Detroit Literacy Coalition a grant for 2016/2017 year under the Adult Learning WIOA Core Programs to support adult literacy programs for those in instituionalized settings.  The funds will support women in the Naomi's Nest facility in Highland Park, Michigan and men in the Community Treatment Center East (CTCE).

    VOTE for DLC - a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest

    Subj: Vote for us today in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest 

    Great news! Detroit Literacy Coalition has been nominated as a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest. Now we need our community to vote for us to win a grant of up to $5,000.

    Go to yfgiveslocal.org to cast your vote once per day from November 29 to December 9. No personal donation is required to participate in the contest and it only takes a minute.
     
    We would so appreciate your support as a grant will allow us to make a change in the life of the educationally disadvantaged in the metro Detroit area. 

     Thank you for your continued support!