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Board Meeting:

May 20 2022 at 12:30 PM

Virtual meeting (TBA)

Interested in becoming a Board Member? Please contact the Board President, Kathleen Pickering at (505) 966-2604 or Pickering@belen-nm.gov for more information.

In 1987, Valencia County’s citizens concerned with low literacy founded the Valencia County Literacy Council (VCLC), a non-profit organization. VCLC supports adults with low literacy levels to achieve personal literacy goals and their young children to achieve pre-literacy skills. We are now in our 37th year of providing literacy services and hope to Valencia County residents. Our national body is ProLiteracy. VCLC has been fully accredited three times (4-year accreditation).

Valencia County Literacy Council is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA Community Outreach Specialist

The community Outreach Specialist will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as 1.Community outreach 2.Recruiting and matching volunteer tutors with students 3.Planning a media awareness literacy campaign 4.Analyzing student testing, assessments and evaluations of tutors, and students performance 5.Facilitate students referrals and access to needed services 6. Participate in meetings with partners and agencies working on reducing poverty 7.Help organize VCLC’s annual and other fundraising event 8.Assist with the development of quarterly newsletters 9.Support with grant-writing activities.

Program Benefits : Living Allowance, Great supportive learning environment, Health Coverage*, Relocation Allowance, Training, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Childcare assistance if eligible.

For detailed information and to apply, please check the following link:


Email Dores Jay-Pang: edidirector@valencialiteracy.org or Cecy Rodriguez: cecyrodriguez822@gmail.com

David Williams’ Post

Connecting people and leveraging technology for community benefit.

I am thrilled to announce #Meta’s 2022 Community Action Grants recipients for our #LosLunasNM data center. These are 17 unique projects that are helping put the power of technology to use for community benefit, connect people online or off, and improve STEM education. Thank you to these great community partners doing impactful work!

Recipients and project descriptions: https://lnkd.in/g7N9YUjn

#datacenters #communitydevelopment #STEM #tech #NM #NMpol