Citizenship

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Happy Fourth of July!

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                                  In celebration of Independence Day, Orange Literacy would like to honor all of the hard-working students in our Citizenship program. Below is a complete list of all the students from our Citizenship program who have become fully naturalized […]

And Another New Citizen

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Congratulations to new US citizen, Martha Becerra Morales, who attended her oath ceremony on Friday, July 22nd.          

The Art of the Bike

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Check out Orange Literacy’s contribution to the Art of the Bike exhibit. It will be on display at Perch Studio during the July 8th 2nd Friday ArtWalk and somewhere (location TBD) around town later this month. Our thanks to the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition (http://bikecarrboro.com) and the Arts Committee of the Carrboro Branch of the Orange County […]

Congrats to Our Newest Citizens!

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Our congratulations to Mu Nwe, YuWah Thein, HanWah Thein, Katherin Arboleda and Ali Duhham – all of whom will be celebrating their first July 4th holiday as U.S. citizens!

Our Newest Citizens

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Congratulations to Ilail Tengono and Berthe Mairounga, two of our ESOL and Citizenship students. Both Ilail and Berthe passed their citizenship tests last week! And our thanks tutors Ed Blount and Abbie Tom, who helped them reach this milestone. Well done everyone!  

Needed – Civics Education Program Coordinator

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Orange Literacy is looking for a Program Coordinator to work with adults participating in our Civics Education Program. This is a two-year position, based on available funding. Duties include managing students, contract instructors and volunteer tutors, as well as program management – scheduling, logistics, data management, student tracking, tutor training, student progress evaluation and reporting. The […]

The Journey to Citizenship

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By Ashley France – AmeriCorps Member 2013-2015 Thanks to the citizenship class taught by tutor Ed Blount, and the one-on-one pair led by another tutor, Abbie Tom, three of our students have been able to take and pass their citizenship tests.  I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to Laura Ornelas, one of […]

Celebrating New Citizens

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Congratulations to three of our students – Maria Patino, Mu Htoo and Laura Ornelas – who passed their citizenship tests just in time to celebrate their new status for Independence Day!