Josiah Brown of the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven sent in this release:
*Susan Holahan, who teaches English as a second language in the New Haven Public Schools (and who participated in a task force that resulted in the Coalition’s creation more than a decade ago);
*Eddie Rose, assistant professor of developmental mathematics at Housatonic Community College, with teaching experience also at Gateway, Southern, and in the New Haven Public Schools, among other institutions;
The Coalition, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization with a mission to promote, support, and advance literacy in the region, was established in 2003 by a board led by the late Christine Alexander, who also founded New Haven Reads.
The Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven sponsors events such as this Literacy Forum and features a LiteracyEveryday website with portals to Get Help, Volunteer, Donate, and Learn More, as well as a listing of News/Events.