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ESOL Tutors Needed

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Help! We need volunteer tutors for adult ESOL classes for parents at Efland-Cheeks Global Elementary School. Classes meet on Monday and Wednesday evenings, from 6-8pm. Classes run from September-December 2016. Time commitment is 5-7 hours per week. We provide training and support. No previous experience is required! Interested? Contact Heather Bucurel at 919-914-6153 or hbucurel@orangeliteracy.org for […]

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 […]

Pharmacy Students Offer Workshops

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On October 22, five UNC Pharmacy students offered instruction and 1:1 guidance to our Tuesday/Thursday evening Intermediate ESOL class. Our students had a blast working individually with a pharmacy student to learn about nutrition for themselves and their families; not to mention practicing their English!  The Pharmacy students will continue to offer these workshops on a […]

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 […]

Preparing Parents for Kindergarten

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Interested in tutoring the parent of a new kindergartner? Orange Literacy is partnering with the Orange County Family Success Alliance to offer a special Kindergarten Readiness program for children who will start kindergarten in the fall, and who have not been enrolled in a preschool program or who could benefit from additional pre-Kindergarten preparation. The […]