Special Events

Is There a Device for That? Having the “Right Device” for the Job

As practitioners and leaders across the country recognize the importance of digital equity this week for National Digital Inclusion Week, Literacy KC is proud to be an active participant in this conversation and supporter of this movement. We try to tackle all three parts of digital inclusion at our organization: access, devices, and digital literacy [...]

In its Fifth Year, #GivingTuesday is a Day of Global Giving

#GivingTuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and widely recognized shopping events like Black Friday & Cyber Monday. Originally created by the team at the 92nd Street Y -- a cultural center in New York City that has been bringing people together around the values of service and giving back since 1874-- #GivingTuesday connects diverse [...]

By | 2016-11-17T21:43:55+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Announcements, Community Partners, For Volunteers, Special Events, Tips & Trends|Comments Off on In its Fifth Year, #GivingTuesday is a Day of Global Giving

BEE THERE OR BEE □

Some fund-raising events are more fun than others, and the 22nd Annual Literacy KC Spelling Bee on April 28 at Pierson Auditorium, on the UMKC campus, will be one of the “more fun” ones. Really! Starting at 5, there’s a lively opening hour with complimentary soft drinks, beer and wine, and it features a selection [...]

By | 2016-11-08T18:16:02+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Announcements, Special Events|Comments Off on BEE THERE OR BEE □

Local Author Candice Millard to Speak at Literacy for All Luncheon

In honor of International Literacy Day, September 8, 2015, we are pleased to launch our new Literacy KC blog, Between the Lines. The Family Reading Program will continue its once-a-month blog here, and for the rest of the month we will host a weekly literacy potpourri of reflections, ruminations, information, and anything else we might [...]

By | 2016-10-27T17:45:09+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Special Events|Comments Off on Local Author Candice Millard to Speak at Literacy for All Luncheon