Citizenship Ceremony on SFCC Campus

On Friday, June 21, there will be a citizenship ceremony in the courtyard of the Santa Fe Community College at 11 a.m. SFCC and Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe are co-hosts of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services administrative naturalization ceremony. Thirty-six applicants, including two students of the LVSF citizenship tutoring program, will be Read more ›

Congratulations to the New Citizens!

  Santa Fe Community College and Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe (LVSF) cohosted a naturalization ceremony Friday, Feb. 1 for 67 candidates who took the Oath of Allegiance administered by Director Jesse Mendez in United States Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Albuquerque. SFCC Interim President Cecilia Cervantes, Ph.D., gave a moving keynote address. She became Read more ›

Literacy tutoring can launch new lives

Revisiting a Reader's View from from the Santa Fe New Mexican. It's just as relevant today as it was when it was published! Several years ago — emerging from a rather bad patch — I started exploring volunteering possibilities. Friends told me about Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, and thus began one Read more ›

Stopping illiteracy strengthens community

Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican on December 24, 2017 My View by Kimberly Wiley Surely, many were touched by Robert Nott’s article (“ ‘I thought it was too late,’ ” Nov. 20), detailing the crippling effects of illiteracy and the incredible empowerment that learning to read can Read more ›

LVSF’s Rosa Prada is co-author of scholarly article

Rosa Prada, Administrative Assistant for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, is a co-author of an article published in "Race, Ethnicity, and Education", a bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal. The abstract to the article entitled, Reclaiming Ourselves through Testimonio Pedagogy:  Reflections on a Curriculum Design Lab in Teacher Education can be viewed here. For a copy of the Read more ›