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Elm City Webmakers Meet to Build Digital Literacies

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Starting this Monday, February 3rd the Elm City Webmakers will meet at Concepts for Adaptive Learning, 5 Science Park #Suite 2C, New Haven, Connecticut to tell their story while building critical digital literacies skills. This event, open to all ages over 13, begins at 3:30 and will wrap up at 5:30. Normally scheduled the first…

Young Voices on Reading, Writing, and Learning

Left to right: James Maciel-Andrews, Coral Ortiz, and Isaac Bloodworth

The Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven collaborated with the New Haven Free Public Library on an April 25 forum that the Public Library hosted featuring “Young Voices on Reading, Writing, and Learning.” (Years earlier, the library had hosted a 2013 Literacy Forum that also included several young panelists, along with teachers.) Moderator Luis Chavez-Brumell — new…

JUNTA for Progressive Action, Inc.

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Founded in 1969, Junta for Progressive Action, Inc. (JUNTA) is the oldest Latino, community-based nonprofit organization in New Haven. Its mission is to provide services, programs and advocacy that improve the social, political and economic conditions of the Latino community in Greater New Haven, while nurturing and promoting its cultural traditions as it builds bridges…

News Article, Video: “Language, Bilingualism, and Literacy – in School and Beyond”

The New Haven Independent published an article about the September 29 forum, “Language, Bilingualism, and Literacy — in School and Beyond.” The Connecticut Network video-taped the program, now available online. The event, which for example was promoted (in English and Spanish) from the New Haven Public Schools to the Public Library, reflected a collaboration among the school district,…

Coaching for Literacy

Coaching for Literacy has formed a partnership with Yale University’s men’s basketball team.  Read to Grow is the immediate beneficiary. Already, in spring 2013, members of the Yale team volunteered at New Haven’s Celentano School; literacy projects were their focus.