Health Literacy During Covid-19

Fear of covid-19 exposes lack of health literacy The problem isn’t about reading skills or college education. It’s about whether you know how to ask a doctor the right questions, read a food label or understand medical terms.   A Michigan library had to ask...
OPEN – sort of

OPEN – sort of

During the COVID-19 pandemic our normal operations have changed. While the LVSF office is closed, the staff is available. Please contact LVSF at lvsf@sfcc.edu or (505)...
FREE Wi-Fi Spots in Santa Fe

FREE Wi-Fi Spots in Santa Fe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Wi-Fi Spots Increasingly Available In Every Corner Of Santa Fe Increased Internet Access Across The City At Public Facilities Is Bridging The Digital Divide Santa Fe, July 2, 2020— The COVID pandemic and the resulting economic crunch have...
Announcing online tutoring

Announcing online tutoring

LVSF Coordinators and staff are supporting tutors in their transition to online tutoring. Those students who are able have continued to engage in their tutoring through various online platforms with their tutors. Tutors and students also connect and continue to work...
Student of the Year 2019

Student of the Year 2019

LVSF ESL student Juan Paniagua is one of the 12 Outstanding Adult Education Students honored by the NM Legislature on Adult Education Day at the Roundhouse. In 2001, Juan, a graduate of Mexico’s National College of Professional Technical Education, began framing...

Board Member Arthur Panaro

Arthur started as an ESL tutor, and joined the LVSF Board in April 2019. Arthur has a long-term interest in teaching and working with others. In 1971 he served as an English teacher with the Peace Corps at Kabul University, Afghanistan. He graduated with a master’s in...

Basic Literacy Coordinator Susan Rathjen

Susan Rathjen Susan Rathjen, LVSF Basic Literacy Coordinator: Susan, standing in the photo above on the far right with the latest group of Basic Literacy tutors, has a passion for teaching. Since 1973, she has been a certified teacher at the secondary level (6th-12th...
Year End Summary

Year End Summary

Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe (LVSF) is so grateful to you and all our volunteer tutors for your support of our programs. This past year, your participation contributed to 203 volunteer tutors helping 374 students achieve their goals. We hope that you will consider...
Recognition from Mayor

Recognition from Mayor

Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe was recognized by Somos Un Pueblo Unido’s Citizenship Now! Program and by Mayor Webber for collaboration with and support of the program through providing tutors to students who want help with preparing for the citizenship exam. In...
Book Author Michael S Vigil

Book Author Michael S Vigil

An Evening With an Author,” featuring Michael S. Vigil. Mike is a native son of northern New Mexico, and spent more than 30 years with the DEA, rising to the level of Senior Executive Service. He may best be know for his undercover work infiltrating the Columbian and...