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Literacy In Wisconsin

“Literacy in Wisconsin” introduces listeners to adults learning to read, write and comprehend. They are immigrants, refugees and Wisconsin natives. They are individuals working to improve their literacy to get a GED, to find a better job, to overcome learning disabilities, or to get back on their feet after struggling with literacy challenges.

Literacy In Wisconsin: Renee Learned Computer Skills That Landed Her A Job

Renee had fallen on hard times when her longtime friend Rick stepped in to offer his support. Curiosity brought them into the ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Liberian Refugee Miss Elizabeth Finds New Life In Milwaukee

Miss Elizabeth came to Milwaukee from Liberia in 2007. She knew no English. She’d never really even gone to school. ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Ruth Is Improving Her Reading To Earn A GED

Bonnie began volunteering as a literacy tutor after seeing a notice in the newspaper. She was soon paired up with ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Welder And Artist Augie Learning To Read Blueprints With Tutor

Augie has been a welder for forty years. A problem at work exposed his reading disability and led him to ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Maria Is Learning English For New Life In U.S.

Maria Huerta came to Milwaukee from Mexico with her husband. She knew no English but soon started classes at Journey ...

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