Community Literacy Center (CLC) interns, Elise Yenne, Brittany Devons, and Olivia Pait successfully completed their year-long community writing teaching with two public readings as the Spring 2014 SpeakOut! journal was launched during the last two weeks. Thanks to assistant director Lauren Alessi for her leadership all year!
Elise Yenne (Community Literacy Center intern) won 1st place for her service-learning poster presentation for the 2014 CSU CURC competition. She highlighted her work as an intern and writing workshop facilitator with the Larimer County Detention Center men’s writing group.
The CLC and SpeakOut writing workshop program will celebrate the launch of the Fall 2013 SpeakOut! Journal with a reading at the Wild Boar Café on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 6:30-8:00pm. Join us!
The Community Literacy Center received a $5000 grant from the Pharos Fund at the Bohemian Fund in support of the youth SpeakOut! Writing Workshops in 2014. They are grateful!
The Community Literacy Center recognizes the stellar work this year of interns, Emma Steward, Edward Wells, Lauren Alessi, and Talisha Haltiwanger and assistant director, Stephanie Train. Look for copies of the new SpeakOut journal around the department!
To learn more about the Community Literacy Center, visit their website.
Along with the Colorado Campus Compact, the CLC sponsored a training titled “Emotion, Writing, and Arts Therapy” with guest speakers with expertise in art therapy, music therapy and trauma writing on Friday, Feb.8, 2013.
The Community Literacy Center has been awarded a programs grant for its SpeakOut Writing Workshops (adult and youth groups) from the Erion Foundation.
Tobi Jacobi hosted a Community Literacy Center site visit for a team of service learning and outreach writing faculty from the CU-Boulder Writing Program.
September 2012: The Community Literacy Center welcomes our 2012-13 interns: Emma Steward (English education), Edward Wells (creative writing), Talisha Haltiwanger (rhetoric/composition), and Lauren Alessi (sociology). Each will lead a team of workshop facilitators in a community writing group this year. The CLC also trained 6 new SpeakOut writing workshop volunteers.
The CLC is proud to announce the publication of our Spring 2012 SpeakOut Journal (“Larimer County Ink”). Kudos to Stephanie Train for another well-edited issue. Special thanks to the SpeakOut volunteers and facilitators: Morgan Dorn, Brianna Rivers, Ashlee Marshall, Mandy Hanks, Jennifer Lawson, Brittany Belmarez, Natalie Thornton, Steph Becker, Tifarah O’Neill, Katie Loewen, Elliott Johnston, and Talisha Haltiwanger.
The CLC recognizes the amazing contributions of the 2011-12 Americorps interns: Natalie Thornton, Stephanie Becker, Brittany Belmarez, and Tina Shane. Each completed significant community literacy work with a local community partner and developed a research project. Great work everyone!