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Getting Ready for My U.S. Citizenship

Why did I want to get my U.S. Citizenship?  I wanted to have more opportunities. When I became a resident through my husband, my first goal was to drive.  I needed to drive to work and to take my daughters to school and to appointments. I was nervous and scared to take my driving test...

Reading Program 2017 Appreciation Events

June celebrations award success for volunteer tutors and students.

Journey to Citizenship

I am a tutor with the Reading Program for the Santa Clara County Library system and have been tutoring Angelica for close to four years.  Several years ago, Angelica began to talk about becoming a citizen.  I gave her several resources that might help her in the process.  About a...

Paying It Forward

Here I was, the teacher being taught by the student.  I was so thankful that she had the knowledge that I badly needed and was able to communicate it to me.  To me, this was “paying it forward” in grand style.

Voices from Literacy Land - The Reading Program

Join the Reading Program and help make a difference in someone’s life.  You’ll love it!