Bylaw Amendment Notice: This is notice to all members that the Board of Directors is recommending the revision of the Bylaws: Section 4. Current wording is: Section 4 – Annual General Meeting (hereinafter referred to as “AGM”) The AGM shall be held within three months of the fiscal year-end. Notice of the AGM shall be [...]
Everyone is Welcome! Annual General Meeting June 24th 2020 The Board of Directors of LEADR, formerly the Literacy Council of Durham Region, welcome you to come celebrate literacy and learning in Durham Region on June 24th, 2020 at 6pm. at our annual general meeting. The Board of Directors looks forward to sharing our successes over [...]
Become a one-to-one tutor at the Literacy Council: Training is Provided. Imagine helping someone learn to read a driver's manual, or read notes for work. Help adults improve their skills for employment, further education or for their personal lives. Our volunteer tutors teach an adult student reading, writing, spelling, basic math and/or basic computer skills [...]
Anne was involved with the Council for over a year and was able to show amazing progress. Her tutor helped Anne develop skills on job search and writing for employment purposes which helped Anne find a great job. Personal problems impacted negatively on Anne’s learning and she was forced to go to a Women’s shelter due to a domestic [...]
Learner Follow Up : The Council wants to hear from learners! As part of our services we ask learners to complete a 3, 6, and 12 month follow up to provide us valuable information to better our services. If you have received tutoring or other help from the Council please take a moment to fill [...]
Welcome back, learners! We are back into the groove of learning, here at LCDR. We've already started September off with more Bibliotherapy sessions and more events are still to come! Learning never felt so good!
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LCDR_Constitution and Bylaws_Full Edit_Apr23_2019 The members of the Literacy Council of Durham Region voted on constitution and bylaw changes at at the Council’s 2019 Annual General Meeting being held during the Learner and Volunteer Appreciation evening on Wednesday June 19, 2019 at 7:00pm
Did you know that 22% of the population of Durham Region do not have the literacy skills they need? Literacy is a person's ability to understand and use written information. It is more than being able to read and write. It is the ability to understand and use printed information in daily activities, at work, [...]