Announcement: LCMC’s Inaugural Community Builder Awards

April 12th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Geneva Brooks Mobile: (301) 610-0030 E-mail: geneva@literacycouncilmcmd.org The Literacy Council of Montgomery County Announces its Inaugural Community Builder Awards April 11, 2019, Rockville, MD: The Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC) today announced the recipients of the organization’s Inaugural Community Builder Awards. In 2018, LCMC established the Community Builder

You’re Invited to Our 2019 Annual Meeting!

April 12th, 2019

You’re invited to the Annual Meeting of the Literacy Council of Montgomery County.  The meeting will be at the Rockville Memorial Library, 3rd Floor, on May 23 from 6:30-8:00pm. We hold this public meeting every spring to update the community on the state of LCMC and to provide details on the programs, budget, bylaws, and plans for the coming year.  This is also

Educator of the Year Award: Steve Maloney

April 5th, 2019

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County recently announced the establishment of the LCMC Community Builder Awards. These awards recognize the educators, community leaders, and business leaders who understand the power of education for social elevation and empowerment. Over the past several weeks, we have highlighted the work of our three recipients, and continue to celebrate them

Business Leader of the Year Award: Ronald Gantt

April 5th, 2019

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County recently announced the establishment of the LCMC Community Builder Awards. These awards recognize the educators, community leaders, and business leaders who understand the power of education for social elevation and empowerment. Over the past several weeks, we have highlighted the work of our three recipients, and continue to celebrate them

Community Leader of the Year Award: C. Marie Taylor

April 5th, 2019

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County recently announced the establishment of the LCMC Community Builder Awards. These awards recognize the educators, community leaders, and business leaders who understand the power of education for social elevation and empowerment. Over the past several weeks, we have highlighted the work of our three recipients, and continue to celebrate them

Late Spring 2019 ESL Class

March 22nd, 2019

Beginning in May, LCMC will be offering a morning classes for adult ESL learners in Gaithersburg. For more detailed information on participating in our ESL Classroom program for adult learners in Maryland, please click here. You can also download a flyer with more info on our Spring 2019 II ESL Class here. More classes will become available

Guest Post: Celebrating Norooz with LCMC Teacher Leila

March 20th, 2019

Like our nearly 2,000    students, LCMC’s staff and volunteers represent backgrounds that span the globe. Today we are featuring a guest post from LCMC ESL Classroom teacher Leila Nattagh on the celebration of Norooz (meaning “new day”), the Persian New Year celebrated every year at the Spring Equinox. That means tonight, March 20th, at

Information Notice for Prospective Board Members

March 1st, 2019

Many adults in Montgomery County lack the literacy skills to be able to participate fully in the community and local economy. In addition, approximately 40% of Montgomery County residents have a language other than English as their first or primary language. The Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC) is a nonprofit organization whose work is

LCMC’s Denise Hill on Education, Black History, and the Intersection of Both

February 27th, 2019

In recognition of Black History Month, we are featuring a guest blog post from Denise Hill, our Director of Community Impact, who reminds us that Black History is not just to be celebrated and made in February, but all year round, and that historical inequality is not just to be regarded as a thing of

Literacy Council closed February 20, 2019

February 20th, 2019

The LCMC office will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Staff will have access to email.  We will reopen on Thursday, February 21st.