OPPORTUNITY: AmeriCorps VISTA Digital Literacy Project Proposals Request

Literacy Minnesota reports on an opportunity…

Literacy Minnesota is expanding our AmeriCorps VISTA program nationally with a focus on digital literacy.
If you are interested in applying, please fill out this form for more information.  We seek proposals from government agencies, nonprofits and Tribal Nations interested in hosting one or more full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member to support digital literacy programs and services for low-income communities.
Additional information has also been pasted below.  The expansion and focus on digital literacy are informed by Literacy Minnesota’s core value of leadership and innovation, and we welcome the opportunity to work together.  Thank you for your consideration.
The Request for Proposals is attached and linked, here.  Please contact Meghan Paul-Cook, National Service Director (mpaulcook@literacymn.org; 651-251-9069) with any questions or to discuss project ideas.

  • Host site applications due online by October 1, 2021.
  • Literacy Leader VISTA members will start their service in January 2022.
  • Check out our website for more information: www.literacymn.org/americorps-vista.

Build capacity and invest in emerging leadership by hosting a Literacy Leader.
Literacy Minnesota seeks proposals from nonprofits, public agencies and Tribal Nations anywhere in the United States interested in hosting one or more full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members with our Literacy Leadership program’s Digital Literacy cohort in the 2021-22 program year. A Literacy Leadership VISTA enables your organization to turn a dream project into a reality, and to launch new, expand or improve digital literacy programs and services for low-income individuals and communities. Literacy Leaders receive a modest living allowance, Education Award, healthcare allowance, training and professional development, and other benefits.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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