Literacy

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Lucia Ponce Campbell grew amidst the Nicaraguan Revolution and started teaching literacy classes when she was thirteen. Today she teaches young immigrant students English at Glenwood Springs Middle School. Tune in as she describes how she and valley residents help students learn English using their journey stories.

On this month's edition of United Way Cares, host Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks to Rick Blauvelt, Executive Director of Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute. The organization works to foster early literacy skills among young children, so they develop a love of books and become successful readers. United Way Cares airs monthly on KDNK and is hosted by Gurley-Tomashosky, Executive Director of United Way Battlement to the Bells. Hear archived episodes here.