ACTION OPPORTUNITY: Federal Funding for Adult Literacy Causes

Advocate for Adult Literacy with mobile phone

                              With last week’s approval of the 2022 budget resolution, congressional committees are now preparing their recommendations for programs to be funded. This presents a critical opportunity for adult education programs. To date, despite tireless efforts from national adult education leaders…

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Welcome ReadWest’s New Assessment Coordinator

Please help us welcome our new Assessment Coordinator. Brianna will be working part-time with ReadWest and we are excited to have her on board. Below is a little about her in her own words. My name is Brianna Mendoza. I am a recent V. Sue Cleveland High School Graduate. I consider myself an energetic hard…

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Raquel Trevino, ReadWest Student, Becomes a US Citizen

ReadWest Student Raquel

Raquel Trevino recently became a US Citizen. Raquel, originally from El Salvador has lived in the USA for 20 years. She had been attending classes at ReadWest for two years. Rosario Fallios met with Raquel pre-pandemic to improve her English communication and literacy skills. Once the pandemic hit, Raquel attended ReadWest’s online Zoom classes from…

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Broadband Relief Program Already Helping Millions of Families

Globe, computer, and broadband wire

  It’s been just shy of a month since the federal government launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP), and already more than 2.3 million households have enrolled in the program that helps pay for monthly broadband services and some one-time purchases. Available in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and…

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Graduating from the School of Hard Knocks

Terrell boxing pic

                      Terrell moved from Michigan to New Mexico, just 10 credits shy of graduating. “I was too embarrassed to enroll in a new school for one semester. So I dropped out.” Ten years went by. After a few years in the school of hard knocks,…

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