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New Study Examines Economic Benefits of Refugees

When conversation about refugees begins, it generally centers on safety and security. Less talked about – and just as, if not more important – are the benefits refugees bring to American communities, especially in terms of local economies. A June 2017 report by New American Economy examines exactly that. On its website, New American Economy […]

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Winnebago County Literacy Council | Celebrating Refugees, By the Numbers

Celebrating Refugees, By the Numbers

Today – Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – is World Refugee Day. Take a moment to consider the numbers behind the world refugee crisis. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Each day, 28,300 people are forced to flee their home because of conflict and/or persecution. Approximately 65.6 million people have been forcibly displaced, worldwide. […]

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Summer 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Summer 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times

Are you interested in volunteering with Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC)? If so, there are three upcoming volunteer orientation times through summer to learn more about how you can help our learners. We’re always in need of volunteer tutors to help learners one-on-one, too. Below are the following days and times for our “Volunteer Foundations” […]

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Winnebago County Literacy Council | Summer Classes 2017

Summer Classes Begin June 13th

It’s not too late to register for Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC) English Language Learning (ELL) classes for Summer 2017.  WCLC provides different classes: Family Literacy: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Conversational English 1 Beginner: Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Conversational English 2 Intermediate to Advanced: Wednesdays, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Homework […]

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Spellbound for Literacy 2017

Save the Date:  Spellbound for Literacy 2017 Date:  Thursday, April 6th, 2017 Time:  5pm – 8pm Where:  LaSure’s Banquet Hall 3125 S. Washburn St. Oshkosh, WI 54904 CLICK HERE to register for Spellbound for Literacy 2017 Spelling Bee Team Competition for Adults Start forming your team today! $240 per team up to 6 people (plus […]

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