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Michele Diecuch
Tue, Jan 4, 2022 9:27 PM

Hi everyone,

Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET.

In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation.

The remaining dates for sessions are:
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET.

These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA's virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events.

As a reminder, the new grant programs are:

  • Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program;

  • Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program;

  • Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs:

  • State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

  • State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program

  • Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program

Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit.

Happy New Year!

MICHELE DIECUCH |  Senior Director of Programs
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers


ProLiteracyhttp://www.proliteracy.org/  | 101 Wyoming St. |  Syracuse, NY 13204
p 315.214.2576 |  f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.orgmailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org

Find us and follow us on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707 and Twitterhttp://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld.
Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.http://www.proliteracy.org/give

Hi everyone, Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET. In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation. The remaining dates for sessions are: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30-4 p.m. ET. These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA's virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events. As a reminder, the new grant programs are: * Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program; * Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program; * Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs: * State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program * State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program * Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit. Happy New Year! MICHELE DIECUCH | Senior Director of Programs Pronouns: She, Her, Hers ________________________________ ProLiteracy<http://www.proliteracy.org/> | 101 Wyoming St. | Syracuse, NY 13204 p 315.214.2576 | f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.org<mailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org> Find us and follow us on Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707> and Twitter<http://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld>. Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.<http://www.proliteracy.org/give>
SB
Sharon Bonney
Fri, Jan 14, 2022 8:51 PM

Hello everyone,
Please see COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy. The update is here: https://tinyurl.com/COABEAdvocacyUpdate2021

Have a wonderful weekend!

Sharon Bonney

Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.orgmailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org |

PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.orghttp://www.coabe.org/

​Please note our new mailing address
[cid:74614d23-c87b-4f2f-a7e6-6516e9869c15]https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/ [cid:94644392-0aa5-413a-91af-b4d2cbd4d240] https://twitter.com/COABEHQ  [cid:2c57db8c-5b69-437f-b92f-18516befb9b1] https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/  [cid:469d7928-6dee-4aef-905d-2a45ea36db15] https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg

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From: Michele Diecuch MDiecuch@proliteracy.org
Sent: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:27 PM
To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org
Subject: [NCL Members] NCL public policy meeting canceled

Hi everyone,

Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET.

In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation.

The remaining dates for sessions are:

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET.

These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA’s virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events.

As a reminder, the new grant programs are:

  • Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program;

  • Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program;

  • Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs:

  • State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

  • State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program

  • Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program

Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit.

Happy New Year!

MICHELE DIECUCH |  Senior Director of Programs

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers


ProLiteracyhttp://www.proliteracy.org/  | 101 Wyoming St. |  Syracuse, NY 13204
p 315.214.2576 |  f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.orgmailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org

Find us and follow us on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707 and Twitterhttp://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld.

Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.http://www.proliteracy.org/give

Hello everyone, Please see COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy. The update is here: https://tinyurl.com/COABEAdvocacyUpdate2021 Have a wonderful weekend! Sharon Bonney Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.org<mailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org> | PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.org<http://www.coabe.org/> ​Please note our new mailing address [cid:74614d23-c87b-4f2f-a7e6-6516e9869c15]<https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/> [cid:94644392-0aa5-413a-91af-b4d2cbd4d240] <https://twitter.com/COABEHQ> [cid:2c57db8c-5b69-437f-b92f-18516befb9b1] <https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/> [cid:469d7928-6dee-4aef-905d-2a45ea36db15] <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg> [cid:a240d557-21a9-4758-8de4-5077d9e12220] [cid:e4fefa33-0a31-417c-926e-cda2ed5c2320] ________________________________ From: Michele Diecuch <MDiecuch@proliteracy.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:27 PM To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List <members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org> Subject: [NCL Members] NCL public policy meeting canceled Hi everyone, Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET. In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation. The remaining dates for sessions are: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET. These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA’s virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events. As a reminder, the new grant programs are: * Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program; * Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program; * Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs: * State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program * State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program * Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit. Happy New Year! MICHELE DIECUCH | Senior Director of Programs Pronouns: She, Her, Hers ________________________________ ProLiteracy<http://www.proliteracy.org/> | 101 Wyoming St. | Syracuse, NY 13204 p 315.214.2576 | f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.org<mailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org> Find us and follow us on Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707> and Twitter<http://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld>. Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.<http://www.proliteracy.org/give>
SB
Sharon Bonney
Tue, Jan 18, 2022 4:52 PM

Hello everyone,
We were asked to write an article for the NCL blog which you can view via the link here:
https://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/
[https://national-coalition-literacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/COABE-2022-Conference-Logo.png]https://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/
More Innovation and Opportunity Through WIOA – National Coalition for Literacyhttps://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/
A key focus for advocacy in 2022 will be reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), including Title II, the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). At the request of Members of Congress, NCL and several of its member organizations have provided recommendations for changes that will make the law more responsive to the current operating context for adult ...
national-coalition-literacy.org

Have a wonderful day,

Sharon Bonney

Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.orgmailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org |

PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.orghttp://www.coabe.org/

​Please note our new mailing address
[cid:b78bc267-ef7d-4bd9-a65f-a88b23a7d751]https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/ [cid:e3cd6a50-7ac5-4277-8163-7ece52a91316] https://twitter.com/COABEHQ  [cid:618e8e58-829c-4001-a879-c5d475ea71d7] https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/  [cid:1f1a8472-3a27-4b1d-a53f-c0839d7865f0] https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg

[cid:c2d86c0c-0c4d-4519-82f4-d73bfafaaf6a] [cid:fca0c2e2-5d58-4cd1-bbfc-7d091995902a]


From: Sharon Bonney sharonmbonney@coabe.org
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2022 3:51 PM
To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org
Subject: COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy

Hello everyone,
Please see COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy. The update is here: https://tinyurl.com/COABEAdvocacyUpdate2021

Have a wonderful weekend!

Sharon Bonney

Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.orgmailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org |

PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.orghttp://www.coabe.org/

​Please note our new mailing address
[cid:74614d23-c87b-4f2f-a7e6-6516e9869c15]https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/ [cid:94644392-0aa5-413a-91af-b4d2cbd4d240] https://twitter.com/COABEHQ  [cid:2c57db8c-5b69-437f-b92f-18516befb9b1] https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/  [cid:469d7928-6dee-4aef-905d-2a45ea36db15] https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg

[cid:a240d557-21a9-4758-8de4-5077d9e12220] [cid:e4fefa33-0a31-417c-926e-cda2ed5c2320]


From: Michele Diecuch MDiecuch@proliteracy.org
Sent: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:27 PM
To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org
Subject: [NCL Members] NCL public policy meeting canceled

Hi everyone,

Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET.

In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation.

The remaining dates for sessions are:

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET;

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET.

These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA’s virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events.

As a reminder, the new grant programs are:

  • Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program;

  • Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program;

  • Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs:

  • State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

  • State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program

  • Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program

Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit.

Happy New Year!

MICHELE DIECUCH |  Senior Director of Programs

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers


ProLiteracyhttp://www.proliteracy.org/  | 101 Wyoming St. |  Syracuse, NY 13204
p 315.214.2576 |  f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.orgmailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org

Find us and follow us on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707 and Twitterhttp://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld.

Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.http://www.proliteracy.org/give

Hello everyone, We were asked to write an article for the NCL blog which you can view via the link here: https://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/ [https://national-coalition-literacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/COABE-2022-Conference-Logo.png]<https://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/> More Innovation and Opportunity Through WIOA – National Coalition for Literacy<https://national-coalition-literacy.org/2022/01/5665/> A key focus for advocacy in 2022 will be reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), including Title II, the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). At the request of Members of Congress, NCL and several of its member organizations have provided recommendations for changes that will make the law more responsive to the current operating context for adult ... national-coalition-literacy.org Have a wonderful day, Sharon Bonney Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.org<mailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org> | PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.org<http://www.coabe.org/> ​Please note our new mailing address [cid:b78bc267-ef7d-4bd9-a65f-a88b23a7d751]<https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/> [cid:e3cd6a50-7ac5-4277-8163-7ece52a91316] <https://twitter.com/COABEHQ> [cid:618e8e58-829c-4001-a879-c5d475ea71d7] <https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/> [cid:1f1a8472-3a27-4b1d-a53f-c0839d7865f0] <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg> [cid:c2d86c0c-0c4d-4519-82f4-d73bfafaaf6a] [cid:fca0c2e2-5d58-4cd1-bbfc-7d091995902a] ________________________________ From: Sharon Bonney <sharonmbonney@coabe.org> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2022 3:51 PM To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List <members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org> Subject: COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy Hello everyone, Please see COABE's Progress for Adult Education in 2021: Highlights of Federal Advocacy. The update is here: https://tinyurl.com/COABEAdvocacyUpdate2021 Have a wonderful weekend! Sharon Bonney Chief Executive Officer | Coalition on Adult Basic Education | sharonmbonney@coabe.org<mailto:sharonmbonney@coabe.org> | PO Box 14400, Bradenton, FL 34280 |P: 888-44-COABE | www.coabe.org<http://www.coabe.org/> ​Please note our new mailing address [cid:74614d23-c87b-4f2f-a7e6-6516e9869c15]<https://www.facebook.com/COABEHQ/> [cid:94644392-0aa5-413a-91af-b4d2cbd4d240] <https://twitter.com/COABEHQ> [cid:2c57db8c-5b69-437f-b92f-18516befb9b1] <https://www.linkedin.com/company/coalition-on-adult-basic-education/> [cid:469d7928-6dee-4aef-905d-2a45ea36db15] <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCmd7QzQq3e5XzawnVgnTg> [cid:a240d557-21a9-4758-8de4-5077d9e12220] [cid:e4fefa33-0a31-417c-926e-cda2ed5c2320] ________________________________ From: Michele Diecuch <MDiecuch@proliteracy.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:27 PM To: National Coalition for Literacy Members List <members@lists.national-coalition-literacy.org> Subject: [NCL Members] NCL public policy meeting canceled Hi everyone, Because there is not a lot of news on FY22 appropriations or the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, we are canceling the normal NCL public policy call tomorrow. Therefore, the next public policy call will be February 2, 4:00 ET. In lieu of a meeting, NCL urges everyone to participate in one of the NTIA public virtual listening sessions about the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The listening sessions are designed to collect stakeholder input to help inform program development and implementation. The remaining dates for sessions are: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET; Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 2:30–4 p.m. ET. These listening sessions will be hosted via NTIA’s virtual platform and conducted as a live public listening sessions. NTIA will post the registration information on its Broadbands website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/events/latest-events. As a reminder, the new grant programs are: * Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program; * Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program; * Digital Equity Act, which includes three grant programs: * State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program * State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program * Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program Note: attached, please see comments posted by Judy Mortrude in response to the questions posed in the first public listening session on December 15, which may help in comments you submit. Happy New Year! MICHELE DIECUCH | Senior Director of Programs Pronouns: She, Her, Hers ________________________________ ProLiteracy<http://www.proliteracy.org/> | 101 Wyoming St. | Syracuse, NY 13204 p 315.214.2576 | f 315.422.6369 | mdiecuch@proliteracy.org<mailto:mdiecuch@proliteracy.org> Find us and follow us on Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/pages/ProLiteracy/59618669707> and Twitter<http://twitter.com/#!/ProLitWorld>. Help ProLiteracy advance the cause of adult literacy.<http://www.proliteracy.org/give>