Resources/Support for learners across the state:

Learners and practitioners are being impacted by the recent changes in federal and state responses to immigration and refugee programs.  Below are resources and links to reputable programs: guidelines, posters and phone #’s are available at each:

Literacy Resources of RI has a comprehensive set of resources  at: http://literacyresourcesri.org/advocate.html

“Know Your Rights,” from the ACLU website   https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights   Link to a series of their helpful, short videos (in English and Spanish) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB1VEwmoEpE&index=5&list=PLwfdTKcPlB5myPEc7qSjYkJo0CzEPQX6ihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX_XOnesuvI&index=13&list=PLwfdTKcPlB5myPEc7qSjYkJo0CzEPQX6i

US Attorney’s Office of RI:  If you or someone you know has been the victim of an immigration raid or hate crime, report it!   Contact  Amy Romero, RI Assistant US Attorney  amy.romero@usdoj.gov

Timely Financial Literacy Resources

1. Free Tax Assistance flyers from United Way available:   English    Spanish

2. Citizens Bank has announced grants of up to $50,000 “to improve our neighbors’ financial literacy” to eligible non-profit organizations through a competitive funding process. From January 4 – January 29, 2016, applications will be accepted from nonprofits for financial literacy programs that teach good financial practices.  Apply today to be considered for funding.

Click here for one excellent financial literacy curriculum site from the Dallas Fed.  What curriculum do you use for your financial literacy program?

Thank You for A Successful Annual Conference!

To all who attended the Annual RI AE Conference on October 1st, we thank you for enthusiastic participation!  To all who also Presented in one of the 25 workshops, we thank you most especially: as your willingness to share your best practices and wisdom is key to the continual improvement in our field!

Please send any/all workshop handouts, ppts, etc., that you would like to share to us, and we will post them on the Conference 2015 page of this website.