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COMMMUNITY NEWS | NORTH SIDE LEARNING CENTER | RUN FOR LITERACY

Support: Sign-up Today|  North Side Learning Center | 1st Annual Run For Literacy

*please note this is a CNY umma calendar announcement. Any inquiries regarding the run or the host organization should be directed to the North Side Learning Center.

Event: 3K Run For Literacy
Host Organization: North Side Learning Center
Date: Saturday, October 1st 2016
Time: 10:00am
Location: Willow Bay at Onondaga Lake Park
Online Registration: Eventbrite
Race Day Registration: 9:00am
Contact: northsidelc@gmail.com
Phone: (315) 378-4825

literacy-run-2The North Side Learning Center invites the community to participate their inaugural Run for Literacy on Saturday, October 1st at Willow Bay at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool. For full details regarding participant registration fee(s) please visit the 3k Run For Literacy page on Eventbrite. Runners can also preregister online via Eventbrite here.  All proceeds will go toward family literacy programs at the North Side Learning Center.

First 100 participants to register will get a FREE T-Shirt. Please spread the word, register today, and have fun at the Run!!

The First Annual Run for Literacy is an effort to raise awareness about the family literacy needs in the CNY Community as well as to connect to the Newcomers to Syracuse and meet with literacy workers, volunteers, supporters, and other stakeholders. All proceedings go toward family literacy programs within our community. The program is organized by support and volunteers from the North Side Learning Center, a family literacy center serving the newcomers on the north side of Syracuse since 2009.

ABOUT NORTH SIDE LEARNING CENTER

The North Side Learning Center (NSLC) was founded to aid in adult and youth literacy development, and to be instrumental in teaching self-sufficiency and self-actualization to newcomers in our community. Students come from a multitude of countries around the world. Beyond the core of teaching English to adults and providing academic support to their children, additional programs are offered as resources allow.

These have included sewing classes, digital and financial literacy, soccer, photography, and college prep to name a few. Volunteers from Syracuse University, Le Moyne College, and the general community allow NSLC to provide these enhanced classes and to provide individualized, constructive teaching. Services are provided to over 150 students annually – from ages four to eighty-four. What makes the North Side Learning Center unique – and successful – is its approach: start with where people are; respect their experiences and abilities; and teach what they want and need to learn .

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