literacy

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County

    This morning we will discuss the issues of literacy with two experts from Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County. We will talk about literacy in general and specifically about the needs of those they serve right here in our region.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri February 15, 2013

"Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy" by John Wood

    John Wood worked for Microsoft for nine years, helping grow the company’s international profile. He resigned at thirty-five and founded Room to Read, which is widely regarded as one of the world’s top nonprofit organizations.

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New England News
3:55 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency

SHA Robinson Gardens apartments , Springfield MA
WAMC

Helping people help themselves to someday leave public housing was the goal of a conference Wednesday sponsored by the public housing authority in Springfield Massachusetts.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

    Every parent seeks a better life for their children was the motivational message aimed at more than 100 mostly young parents who attended today’s conference, some with their children in tow.

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