The Rapidian

Literacy Center of West Michigan

How local agencies gave woman confidence to achieve her goals

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Today, Anna Cater is a hospital billing professional at Spectrum Health. Getting there required her to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers – and, even more importantly, to develop confidence in herself. Cater grew up in the Philippines....

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Life in a Refugee Camp: From Bhutan to the United States by Posta Dangal

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

I am Posta. I was born in the country of Bhutan in a small village in Surey. I grew up in Surey. My father passed away when I was one year old. We have five family members in our house. After my father passed away, all the responsibilities were...

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Winner of Literacy Center of West Michigan's 2016 Spellebration shares her message

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

My name is Silvia Guzman and I am from Mexico. I'm married and have five children. Three are living with me and two are in Mexico. When I came to the Literacy Center I set for myself three major goals, to obtain the skills of reading, writing,...

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Adult learners from the Literacy Center of West Michigan share their writing

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 02-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

The learners enrolled in English classes at Sibley Elementary practiced using the present tense by talking about interesting places in the West Side neighborhood. The families living around and attending Sibley are very proud of their community....

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Adult learners from the Literacy Center of West Michigan share their writing

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 01-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

In my English language learners (ELL) class at West Godwin Elementary we have been working on letters to the learners' children. They have learned to talk about their own goals, as well as the goals of others, in past, present, and future tense...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, September 9 for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:00 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors the...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Thursday, August 13 for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:00 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, September 2, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 2:00 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, September 2, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 10:00 am and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 07-20-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 2:00 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors the...

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