March 31, 2017

Both my parents were born and raised in Mexico.  After they married, they moved to Oakland, California, where they raised five children, two girls and three boys.  I was the youngest.  We lived in Oakland.  My father couldn’t speak English and had a hard time finding j...

March 25, 2017

As you read my story, I hope it will help you understand that you are not alone.

From the age of six, I realized that reading was a problem in school.  When I was asked to read out loud, it was very hard as well as embarrassing.  The other kids would laugh and say hatef...

March 24, 2017

The English Conversation Group at the Hub from 8:45-9:45 am will be held in Room 12 on the following dates:

  • March 28

  • April 4

  • No class April 11 due to spring break

  • April 18

  • May 2

  • May 9

Also, the English Conversation Group at Cesar Chavez wi...

March 21, 2017

Two of Literacy Plus’ English Conversation Circle tutors gave us some conversation questions they created and used in their circles. Jennifer and Jane have been ECC tutors for Literacy Plus for seven years, and have been leading the group at Weekes Library. They organi...

March 17, 2017

I remember when my mom worked at Grand Lanes Bowling Alley in old Hayward. I enjoyed working with her in the children’s day care play room.  When I was old enough I joined the junior bowling league on Saturday morning.  Learning to bowl was a lot of fun and I was good...

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