We have new Citizenship classes starting this week and next in Durham, Carrboro, Hillsborough, and Raleigh. Registration dates include: January 30, 2019 – Durham – This class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm at Church World Services (CWS, 520 S. Duke Street in Durham). February 4, 2019 – Carrboro – This class will […]
We have several new Citizenship classes starting in early January in Burlington, Apex and Garner. Registration dates include: January 9, 2019 – Apex – This class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm at Apex United Methodist Church (100 S Hughes Street in Apex). January 14, 2019 – Garner – This class will meet […]
Citizenship student Moses Dominic fled violence in his native country, Burma, in 2006. After spending 6 years in Malaysia, he was resettled in the United States in 2012 with assistance from World Relief in Durham. He lived for a short time in Kannapolis, NC before moving to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area, and today he works […]
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 […]
Congratulations to new US citizen, Martha Becerra Morales, who attended her oath ceremony on Friday, July 22nd.
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 […]
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!
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!
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 […]
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 […]