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Immigration Assistance

 Immigration Walk-In Hours

 For more information:

Joelle Truax
Immigration Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
Catholic Family Center
87 N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, NY. 14604
Tel. (585) 546-7220 x4628
Email: jtruax@cfcrochester.org

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Secret Lives of Americans

ProLiteracy is excited to announce that the TV show Secret Lives of Americans has filmed an episode about an adult who struggles with low literacy skills. Secret Lives of Americans is a groundbreaking documentary series that takes an unflinching look at the secrets people keep and the strength that it takes to reveal them to…
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Literacy and the 30 million word gap

(This excerpt was originally published in The Daily Record on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Click here for full article.) "Studies show that the average child on welfare is exposed to 616 words per hours, a child in a working class family is exposed to double that (1,251 words per hour), and children in professional families…
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RSCD Seeks Free Internet for City Residents

In what could be a major step forward in bridging the digital divide, the Rochester City School District is proposing to deliver free internet to all city residents. In a story first published by the Democrat & Chronicle last September 30, Ann Marie Lehner, the district's top information technology officer, said the state looks favorably…
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LVR a Matchstick Prize Contestant

The Digital Literacy program at LVR was a finalist for the 2016 Matchstick Prize, given by Causewave Community Partners (formerly the Ad Council of Rochester). Digital Literacy was one of 5 finalists among a total of 54 submissions for the prize. Sponsored by the Democrat & Chronicle Media Group, the prize includes $5,000 in cash…
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Family Fun Camp

Parents, grandparents and kids attended Family Fun Camp at Greece Community Education. Volunteers worked with families to model educational activities that parents or grandparents can do at home using ordinary household supplies. The camp's aim is to help parents and grandparents support their children's learning. This one-week long camp focused on Science, Math and Geography…
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