[COMM-ORG] Women, Literacy, Technology - March Conference

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From: Mev Miller <mev at litwomen.org>


Announcement: Women, Literacy, Technology - March Conference

** Please share this information with your students & colleagues **

WE LEARN (Net)Working Gathering & Conference

Women in Literacy: Access Technology, Build Connections, Create Networks
March 9-10, 2012
University of Rhode Island
Downtown Campus, Paff Auditorium
Providence, RI

The conference is open to adult basic education learners, teachers,
tutors, college/grad students, administrators, researchers, social
community activists....anyone interested in women's basic literacy and
learning and connections to technology.

Sponsored by WE LEARN (welearnwomen.org)
Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network

Information & deadlines:

> WE LEARN Conference webpage
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=178)
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=116&Itemid=230)

> Program Overview
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=116&Itemid=230)

Daily Schedule / Workshops preview

> Registration
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=178#reg-trav)
information
• Early-Bird discount registration deadline is January 27, 2012.
• Pre-registration deadline is March 2, 2012
• Register online or via mail-in form

> Financial Assistance - application information
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=178#scholarship)

• Adult learners scholarships
• Work-exchange for part-time staff & tutors
• Application Deadline for Assistance: January 27, 2012

> Travel & Hotel Information
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=114&Itemid=228)
• Make hotel reservations by February 6 to receive best rate.

The conference also features...

Women's Perspectives Student Writing Celebration
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=90&Itemid=191)

Friday, March 9, 2012
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Roots Café
276 Westminster Ave.
Providence, RI

Published student writers will read their work published in Issue #7,
Women & Communication.

Special guest appearance: Voices of Hope
a Rhode Island Women's Community Chorus, Singing for Inspiration

This event is open to the public. Donations requested.

Special registration discounts to the conference are available to WE
LEARN members.
Please join us!
(http://welearnwomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=78&Itemid=116)


WE LEARN
(Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network)
info at welearnwomen.org
welearnwomen.org
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