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Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. 

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. 

Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Hands on Sacramento is a program of Community Link (formerly Community Services Planning Council) and offers countless opportunities for residents to lend a hand and volunteer. Through their online matching system, Hands On Sacramento strives to inspire, equip and mobilize individuals and groups for meaningful volunteer experiences that change our community!

As the regions full-service volunteer action center, Hands on Sacramento welcomes new community partners looking for volunteers.  Whether your agency has one time or ongoing needs for volunteers, you can post opportunities on the Hands on Sacramento website.  Over 16,000 Sacramento residents are registered and looking to help!

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

This fall the Writer’s Guild at Delta College went through some changes. Sarah Antinora, a newly hired English professor, became its advisor.  In addition, the guild has new officers and new layout and copy editors. 

The Artifact, the literary magazine published by the Writers' Guild since 2006, has been given a new name – Artifact Nouveau.  Copies will be distributed locally just before the Spring Semester and will be available on campus the first week of classes.

Artifact Nouveau continues to look for quality content (writings, art, photographs etc.) for future issues.  Send items for consideration to artifactsjdc@gmail.com 

Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine

Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine

Delta College Cultural Awareness Programs presents educator & best-selling author Dr. Nancy Pine, Thur., April 3, 12:30pm at the West Forum with: What Kids Learn & Don't Learn in Chinese & U.S. Schools. This fascinating comparison of the U.S. and Chinese education systems is FREE to the Public!
More Information: http://bit.ly/1fm63Ym

Maya Angelou Branch Library hosts Back-2-School Game Day

Maya Angelou Branch Library hosts Back-2-School Game Day

On Thursday, September 20, at 3:00 p.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Back-2-School Game Day.  Students from grades 1-12 can test their skill at various board games and enjoy snacks.  

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of he Stockton Public Library.  The Maya Angelou Branch Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 2324 Pock Lane in Stockton.  For more information, call (209) 937-8221 or (866) 805-7323. Visit the Library’s website at www.stockton.lib.ca.us and fan or follow us on twitter.com/ssjcpl and facebook.com/ssjcpl.