ERIC Number: ED188465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Community Relations Handbook.
Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.
A handbook for a community relations coordinator for Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. is presented. An explanation of placement and advance planning is included. Information on flyers, posters, and newsletters; advance preparation of photographs, identifying them, and getting releases; and examples of news releases and steps in preparing them are included. Internal relations (keeping insiders informed and making visitors welcome) and letters written for citation for volunteers, fund raising, and volunteer recruitment are covered. Examples of public service radio/television spots, suggestions for speaker's kit, getting in touch with speakers' organizations, planning a year's schedule of special events, and dealing with visiting editors and program directors are discussed. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Advertising, Communications, Community Relations, Fund Raising, Literacy Education, News Media, Newsletters, Photographs, Public Speaking, Publicity, Recruitment, Voluntary Agencies
Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc., 623 Midtown Plaza, 700 E. Water Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.