New from EBLPLearning on the Go! 

by Jan Handler Instructors, tutors, and conversation partners in the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program have led enjoyable field trips to scenic places in the area. There are many wonderful places to hike, picnic, or tour historic sites- all within a short drive. What a great way to informally practice English while having fun with classmates … Continue reading New from EBLPLearning on the Go! 

Free Zoom Class: Mandarin Chinese Class with Shasha Zhang (Fall 2022)

The new Fall Term of Shasha Zhang Chinese class on Zoom will continue to meet on Tuesday nights but at the new time of 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Several community members and MTU students as well as members of our Elaine Bacon Literacy Program have been enjoying the class for several semesters now, but new … Continue reading Free Zoom Class: Mandarin Chinese Class with Shasha Zhang (Fall 2022)

The 33rd Parade of Nations

Since 1989, the Houghton and Hancock communities have been celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Keweenaw. This year's theme is:  The World is One The Elaine Bacon Literacy Program and International Neighbors will carry its new banner in the parade. Members, non-members, Americans, International residents—EVERYONE—is welcome to join us at the head of the … Continue reading The 33rd Parade of Nations

Gathering with International Neighbors

During these lovely summer days, the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program and International Neighbors have twice gathered at Donna and Tom's lake house to share stories, joy, and, of course, foods! Several countries were represented among those who came on Thursday, August 4th: Indonesia (Puti), Sri Lanka (Janaka and Wathsala), Japan (Miyoko, Asako and son), Brazil … Continue reading Gathering with International Neighbors

Keweenaw Report Interview

Bravo! Beth Flynn and Denise Heikinen were interviewed on Keweenaw Report radio. The transcript and a recorded segment are out on Keweenaw Report at this link: http://www.keweenawreport.com/featured/elaine-bacon-literacy-project-continues-to-do-a-world-of-good/ A full podcast of the conversation is available from within the overview on their news page. That link is:  https://anchor.fm/copper-country-today/episodes/Copper-Country-Today-12-19-21-Elaine-Bacon-Literacy-Project-e1bv884