Capital North RAEN News

SEWS Class Making Masks

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County’s Sewing and English Language Workplace Skills class is learning remotely by making cloth facial coverings for themselves, their families and the community at large. Class participants received written instructions by mail, and lead sewing volunteer Nancy Calkins dropped off fabric and elastic at the entrance to each learner’s home. Nancy is…
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COVID-19 Guidance

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North Country Success Story

  Edith, who has worked with an ESL tutor for two years at Literacy of Northern NY, opened her own business, Lobel, in April. She is pictured with her two daughters on opening day at the store. She has a wonderful selection of dresses, purses, and other items reflecting the style and traditions of her…
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Building a Career Pathways System: Policy Tools for Adult Educators

Presented by: Amanda Bergson-Shilcock and Judy Mortrude Big changes are underway in the adult education world thanks to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In particular, the law’s emphasis on career pathways is sparking efforts to better align programs across the adult education, youth services, and workforce development fields. Archived Webinar: Click HERE: But…
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Danielisa Camacho

Danielisa Camacho

Danielisa Camacho, a native of Puerto Rico, learned to speak and understand English better while attending small group classes at Literacy of Northern New York. She currently works at McDonalds and attends Jefferson Community College part-time. Her goal is to get a better job.