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Literacy Rochester Podcast

Literacy Rochester Podcast

By Literacy Rochester

Literacy Rochester helps adults improve their reading, math, English language, and digital literacy skills. This podcast will tell listeners about the work we and our partners do to help fight illiteracy.
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Episode 9 - Lincoln Branch Library
Episode 9 - Lincoln Branch Library
The Rochester Public Libraries are a gateway to knowledge and play a fundamental role in our society. Sarah Lehman, Branch Supervisor of Lincoln Branch Library joined us to talk about the wonderful resources and services offered at the Lincoln Branch. They provide resources that support learning, literacy, and education.
20:07
September 16, 2021
Episode 8: Program Update
Episode 8: Program Update
Joshua sits down with Jennifer Eaton, Program Director, to talk about new upcoming programming that will be launching in the new fiscal year. This programming will include topics of health literacy, financial literacy, and computer skills for English language learners to name a few. This programming is made possible through the support of The Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, and the ProLiteracy National Book Fund.
19:14
June 02, 2021
Episode #7 - Refugees Helping Refugees
Episode #7 - Refugees Helping Refugees
Lisa Roe, the Digital Literacy Coordinator sat down and spoke with one of our Literacy Zone partners, Refugees Helping Refugees, also know as RHR. Natalie Huynh, the Communications & Program Specialist talks about the work they do to help the refugee population and the different programs available to their clients.
21:34
May 06, 2021
Episode 6: Adult Literacy & LNY
Episode 6: Adult Literacy & LNY
Today we sit down with Kathy Houghton, Executive Director of Literacy New York and discuss what Literacy NY does for literacy volunteer organizations. We also talk about adult literacy and education past and present and the impact that it has on people and their communities.
22:36
April 23, 2021
Episode 5: Being a Digital Literacy Volunteer
Episode 5: Being a Digital Literacy Volunteer
Lisa, LR's Digital Literacy Coordinator, sits down with Tom Hinterman to talk about what it is like to be a Digital Literacy Volunteer.
20:57
April 08, 2021
Episode 4: Xeno Talks About Tutoring
Episode 4: Xeno Talks About Tutoring
We sit down with Xeno Carpenter-New, Tutor Coordinator at Literacy Rochester and talk about how to become a tutor, conversation classes, and what is on the horizon in the Instructional department.
28:15
March 25, 2021
Episode 3: OACES Services
Episode 3: OACES Services
Join Lisa Roe our Digital Literacy Coordinator as she speaks with Hannah Dworsky, the Refugee Programs Assistant at OACES (The Office of Adult & Career Educational Services). Hannah discusses the educational, career, and supportive services that are offered at OACES and how you can enroll in one or more of their programs to further your career and educational goals.
16:49
March 11, 2021
Episode 2 - Instructional Services
Episode 2 - Instructional Services
We sit down with Jennifer Eaton, Instructional Director at Literacy Rochester and talk about one-to-on tutoring, small group classes, and how to become a tutor.
26:40
February 25, 2021
Podcast Kick off
Podcast Kick off
In our first podcast Joshua is joined by Lisa Roe, the Digital Literacy Coordinator, where she talks about digital literacy, the digital divide and how to become a digital literacy volunteer.
19:56
February 10, 2021