ERIC Number: ED346246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Resources for Prison Literacy Projects.
Kennedy, Thomas P.
This resource directory provides information concerning sources of funding and technical assistance for prison literacy projects. It is intended for prison organizations, educators, and literacy organizations who sponsor literacy programs in corrections. Contents include lists of 4 prison literacy projects, 2 literacy organizations, 12 literacy resource centers, 4 corrections resource centers, 5 education associations, and 8 sources of newsletters. Names and addresses are provided; some telephone numbers are given. The listing of 13 publishers of books for adult learners contains publisher, address, and titles of suggested books or type of catalog or books available. Names and addresses of two sources of school supplies are listed. The section entitled Prison Library Literacy Grants provides the name, address, and telephone number of a source for more information on federally funded Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title I grants available to prison libraries. An alphabetical listing by state follows of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of state directors of library literacy programs who can also provide information about LSCA Title I grants for prison literacy grants. Finally, two books about grant writing and their source are listed. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Kincheloe AFB, MI. Kinross Prison Branch.