Prestigious Life Literacy Awards now open for submissions
ABC Life Literacy Canada
ABCLife Literacy Canada is delighted to announce that submissions for the 2014 Life Literacy Awards are now open. The Life Literacy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in adult literacy and essential skills through community literacy, workplace education, journalism, and corporate excellence. Submissions are accepted online at: www.abclifeliteracy.ca/life-literacyawards until May 30, 2014.
The Life Literacy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in adult literacy and essential skills through community literacy, workplace education, journalism, and corporate excellence. COMMUNITY LITERACY
The Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award
In its third year, the Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award recognizes community organizations that have developed, implemented and delivered innovative literacy programs that make a significant impact on their communities. The top award provides $20,000, and up to four additional honourable mentions receive $5,000 each. WORKPLACE EDUCATION
The Dr. Alan Middleton Workplace Literacy and Learning Award
This award recognizes an individual for their exceptional achievement in increasing workplace literacy and essential skills in their community. The honour was established to pay tribute to the outstanding contribution of ABC Life Literacy Canada board member, Dr. Alan Middleton. JOURNALISM The Peter Gzowski Life Literacy Fellowship A tribute to the late broadcaster and journalist Peter Gzowski, this fellowship provides a $3,000 grant for a Canadian journalist to undertake and publish a literacy project to enhance public understanding, support for, and awareness of, the literacy cause. CORPORATE EXCELLENCE
The Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C. Literacy Public Awareness Award
Established in 1996 in honour of Senator Joyce Fairbairn, a long-standing champion of the literacy cause in Canada, ABC selects a corporation for their exceptional contributions in support of literacy.
ABC will celebrate all Life Literacy Award winners at the annual Life Literacy Night event in Toronto, ON, in September 2014.