2 Agenda for Today The Current Reality What We Can Do Now What We Must Do Now
3 The Current Reality No CLLS Funds for 2011/12 – Good News is the Law doesn’t go away -- $ could return Not Just Literacy Suffering – No Library Funds – CLSA, TBR, PLF Governor’s Proposed Budget for 2012/13 does not include any funds for libraries Impact on Federal LSTA Funds CLLS Survey Results – What’s the Prognosis for the rest of this year and next year?
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6 What We Can Do Now State Librarian very supportive Pay Attention to CLA – Laura Seaholm represents CLLS on Leg Committee February Meeting Regional Speaker’s Bureau of Adult Learners to Speak (CSL will pay mileage) Infopeople Fundraising Online Class
7 More We Can Do Now.. Resurrect the PR Campaign:TV/Radio Print Viral Social Media Strategy Volunteer Recruitment – find more volunteer position ideas at Get Involved Site: www.library.ca.gov/lds/getinvolved.html www.library.ca.gov/lds/getinvolved.html Use VolunteerMatch More Effectively – Carla coaching, use photos, re- post, widget on website!!
12 Even MORE We Can Do Now More Tutor/Learner Pair Photos Available Webinar on Literacy Friends Group/Council Dollar General Grants http://www.raconline.org/funding/d etails.php?funding_id=992 http://www.raconline.org/funding/d etails.php?funding_id=992 Fundraising Campaign Plan with San Jose (LSTA) ProLiteracy Group Materials Discount More Videos like Porterville’s
13 What We MUST Do ‘til the $ Returns Keep Up Reporting to Prove Our Worth Revised Budget – Due February 15 Mid-Year Report – Available March 1, Due March 30 Application – Available May 1, Due May 31
14 Family Literacy Now Part of Adult Literacy Not a separate program Any of you can do it if follow program essentials Must be adult learners/ caregivers of children 0 – 5 They set at least one Family Goal in Roles and Goals CLLS Formula will match on those funds (when money returns) Webinar Soon on Family Literacy Delivery Options
18 Summary Current Situation is Not Good, but We Can Try to Impact it! Pay Attention to CLA Requests State Library Literacy Team is Still Here to support the listserv, the website and Consult as Needed We’re All In This Together – Keep Us Posted, Send us Ideas and Ask For Help if Needed