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Learned from Successful Jail Literacy Programs

Thursday, October 17th from 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Deb Helquist, Coordinator, Sawyer County Literacy
Stacy Martin, Dunn County Coordinator, Literacy Chippewa Valley
Lilly Barrett, Program Coordinator, Walworth County Literacy Council
Lynn Forseth, Executive Director, Jefferson County Literacy Council

Description: Four agencies with successful jail literacy programs will share:

  • a general overview of their programming within the jail (instruction, book clubs, tutoring)
  • how they got started
  • challenges and how they've worked around them
  • tips for agencies looking to work with their local jails