Who We Are

We, the Literacy and Learning Day Society of Edmonton, are:

  • a Canadian Charity (Registration Number 81085 1741 RR 0001) as recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency - VIEW OUR CRA CHARITY LISTING
  • an Incorporated Non-profit Society, governed by the Alberta Society's Act - Bylaws Approved Nov 2014
  • run entirely by Volunteers who have been elected to the Board of Directors

Our Mission:

To offer a free public conference providing the community with information and educational tools to enhance and support the literacy and learning of the children in their lives; and to undertake activities incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the above purpose.

Our Vision:

Empowered adults inspiring children’s life long learning

We believe:

Children learn what they live

The success of our children is a community responsibility

Children should have free and timely access to appropriate services

Children’s “parents” should be actively engaged in their lives

Money should not be a barrier to children’s life long learning

Our Structure:

  1. Membership elects the Board of Directors
  2. Board of Directors appoints Committee Chairs
  3. Committee Chairs appoint Coordinators / Managers (to be ratified by the Board)
  4. Coordinators / Managers (and Committee Chairs, if needed) select Volunteers