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CLO’s Five Year Strategic Plan (September 2018)

Strategic Direction #1 Strengthen the organizational effectiveness and efficiency of
community-based literacy agencies

  • Produce and share resources and training opportunities to build organizational capacity in community-based literacy agencies
  • Pursue projects and initiatives that will help to build the organizational capacity of our member agencies
  • Promote the use of technology in LBS organizations and with adult learners
  • Advance the use of innovative practices that benefit adult learners

Strategic Direction #2 Cultivate and sustain strategic partnerships and creative collaborations that benefit the literacy community

  • Pursue strategic partnerships with diverse organizations, government ministries and other stakeholders
  • Promote awareness of creative partnerships that benefit CLO and its members

Strategic Direction #3 Increase public awareness of literacy and contribute to public policy

  • Create communication tools, information and resources that promote literacy
  • Develop and promote policy positions that support the needs of community-based literacy agencies
  • Showcase the strengths, outcomes and benefits of community-based literacy agencies

Strategic Direction #4 Ensure that CLO is a strong, sustainable, and healthy organization

  • Ensure CLO staff, volunteers and Board members have the tools and resources to maintain good governance and operations
  • Promote CLO and the value of our services to our members, MTCU, and other key stakeholders
  • Seek to expand CLO’s organizational capacity