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Celebrating Our Newest American Citizens!

We’re overjoyed to announce that 12 Chatham Literacy learners have achieved their dream of US citizenship this past year! Let’s give a round of applause to: * Elvia Garcia (09/19/2023)* Pedro Lorenzo (09/06/2023)* Nicteloi Vargas (02/05/2024)* Elia Zaga (08/04/2023)* Elda Gonzalez (11/30/2023)* Laura Villasenor (06/18/2024)* Elizandro Villasenor (02/27/2024)* Lidia Valdez …
Yera & Iliana from Carolina Cravings

The Sweet Success of Carolina Cravings

February 13, 2024 marks three years since Chatham Literacy students Yeraldyn (Yera) Martinez and Iliana Jesús Escalante-Palacios opened “Carolina Cravings”, a popular bakery in downtown Pittsboro. Many young businesses struggle in their early years, but their business has thrived — thanks to elbow grease, personal sacrifices, and the Financial Literacy …
Shonda Tuck & Murvin Headen

Congratulations to Shonda T. and Murvin H. on Their Certification!

Congratulations to Shonda T. and Murvin H. on their recent graduation from Chatham Literacy’s Financial Literacy program! Shonda and Murvin, pictured here with their tutor Lily, completed 6 modules over 10 weeks and received Certificates of Completion. Both are successful Webb Squared Entrepreneurs — Murvin owns a landscaping business and …

Join the Chatham Literacy Team!

We hope 2024 will be the year you choose to get involved with Chatham Literacy. We need volunteer tutors who would like to help an adult learn to read, learn the English language, obtain citizenship, develop workforce skills, or further their high school or postsecondary education. WE ESPECIALLY NEED TUTORS …

Congratulations to Anastasia & Estefania Tourino!

Today’s post is a contribution from one of our dedicated tutors, Karen Mirkovich. She writes: “I am thrilled to announce the success of Estefania and Anastasia Tourino, my long-time students. Estefania has secured a role at PNC Bank in Sanford and is being trained as an administrative banker. She will …

Congratulations, Silvanio, on your Financial Literacy Certification!

We’re thrilled to celebrate Silviano S.’s graduation from the Chatham Literacy Financial Literacy program on March 8, 2024! Silviano completed the first 6 modules of the program in just 10 weeks and received a Certificate of Completion. His tutor was the wonderful Maria V. “I’m so grateful for the opportunity …
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