Key to Community Project Coordinator
The Reading Program
Santa Clara County Library
1095 N. 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112-4446
The Reading Program has been the operating organization for the Key to Community Project since it began in 1993; Taylor Willingham, Director. Primary funding for this project has been from the California State Library and the National Institute for Literacy.
The State Literacy Resource Center of California (SLRC)
Carole Talan, Director
9738 Lincoln Village Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827-3399
SLRC has supported the expansion of Key to Community across California. Seven of SLRC's eight regional resource centers were partners for the Fall 1996 election study.
The Bay Area New Readers Council (NRC)
Bonnie Bjerre, Coordinator
110 Scenic Drive
Orinda, CA 94563
The adult learners of the NRC have been integral to the development of the Key to Community model, workshops and the Easy Reader Voter Guide. Staff liaisons to the NRC, Bonnie Bjerre and Leslie Shelton, have also provided significant input.
The Center for Civic Literacy (CCL)
Susan S. Clark, Director
42 Moody Court
San Rafael, CA 94901
In partnership with The Reading Program and the NRC, CCL researched and designed the Key to Community pilot program and has been evaluating its effectiveness, most recently as coordinator of the Fall 1996 election study.
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