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Reggie Speaking Out at Adult Education and Family Literacy 2013

Reggie, a 57 year-old Ward 7 resident, speaks out about his past disinterest in education, along with the joy and empowerment he now gains from a renewed yearning for learning. Listen to his story below: Advertisements

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Terry Abbot Speaking Out at Adult Education and Family Literacy Week 2013

Terry Abbot, who left school in her 7th grade year due to family responsibilities, speaks out about the need for authentic and quality support from institutions cultivating adult learners, as well as the support she gives to, and receives from, … Continue reading

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Jessica Speaking Out at Adult Education and Family Literacy Week 2013

Jessica, a Guatemalan mother who has been living in DC for twelve years, speaks out about her desire to improve her English in order to obtain a higher paying job and a better quality of life for her children. Listen … Continue reading

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Rhonda Johnson Speaking Out at Adult Education and Family Literacy Week 2013

Rhonda Johnson, a student of Byte Back, speaks out about the significance of post-secondary education in her life, particularly on using her newly acquired computer skills to work through depression, drug addiction, and unemployment. Listen to her story below:

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Literacy in the District of Columbia

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