_2021 OK Lit Awards Words

Saturday, October 23, 2021

10:00 Literacy Learner Awards
11:00 Book Signing


Church of the Servant
14343 N MacArthur Blvd, OKC, OK  73142

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2021 Oklahoma Literacy Learner Awards

There will be four awards given to our adult Learners-of-the-Year.

Two awards will be for learners enrolled in a literacy class.

Two awards will be given for learners enrolled in an English as a Second Language or Citizenship instruction.

Photo: 2019 Keynote Speaker Melody Kellogg, Oklahoma Department of Libraries Director

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elisha Oliver

E. Oliver

Dr. Elisha Oliver is an anthropologist, author, and professor. She specializes in biocultural anthropology and digital storytelling. Elisha is a founding partner at Generation Paideia Research and Consulting and is a STEM mentor for a national organization. She serves as a guest host for an international crime podcast and serves as an anthropology community liaison for a non-profit organization in Oklahoma.

Celebrating Our Journey, Volume XII Book Signing 

Following the award ceremony, authors from Celebrating Our Journey, Volume 12, will be signing their individual stories. Please join us as we celebrate these amazing people.


This project is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, the Krueger Charitable Foundation, and Tinker Federal Credit Union.

Photos below are the winners of the 2019 Learner of the Year Awards:

Johanan Garcia, Juan Ramirez, Lawana McCalister, and Rita Rojas