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50: Serving Roanoke by Helping Adults Learn to Speak English Better | Stephanie Holladay | Blue Ridge Literacy

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An Interview with Stephanie Holladay, Program Director at Blue Ridge Literacy:

Stephanie Holladay is an educator, an executive, and an anthropologist. She brings English education to those in need in Roanoke. As program director at Blue Ridge Literacy, a human service nonprofit, she helps immigrants, refugees, and other adults to learn English, financial literacy, job readiness, and health literacy. They work with people who have just relocated and help them acclimate, develop connections, and gain access to resources in their new community. Stephanie tells us about her journey as an educator and leader in this space, her brightest moments as a teacher, and what sets Blue Ridge Literacy apart.

 

Update: Roanoke is a Welcoming City, which is designated by Welcoming America. It was incorrectly stated that this label was designated by the USCIS.

 

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