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The Learning Web

Young people—adolescents and young adults—are The Learning Web’s reason for being. Assisting them on their journey to adulthood is our mission. Our program foundation is the community-based, mentor-apprentice/ hands-on learning experience — a model that connects young people with adults, sparks a passion, helps youth learn life skills and envision a rich future; all helping youth evolve into engaged citizens who value themselves and their community. Learn more about our programs

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Marisol Salomon

Marisol Salomon

“As a child I loved to visit the NYC Museum of Natural History’s sections about animals and evolution and the bones and that sort of thing,” said Marisol Salomon who is now studying health sciences at Boston University.”  We caught up with past apprentice, Marisol Salomon, when she stopped by our office last summer.  Her love of the world of human biology and anatomy led her from just looking at displays of anatomy to taking biology classes and finally getting hands-on experience through a Learning Web apprenticeship while she was in high school.  “Biology has always been my favorite subject and the human body aspect and muscles and bones have always been my favorite part.  And that’s a big part of rehabilitation!” Marisol chose to apprentice at Cayuga Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Center at Island Health & Fitness with mentor, Kerry Peters.  “Jorge [LW Apprenticeship Coordinator] and I went to visit[...]

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Website Spotlight:  ACT Youth Network

Website Spotlight: ACT Youth Network

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Shortstop Deli

Shortstop Deli

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Francis Vanek

Francis Vanek

Intrigued by exploration visits to both the environmental and civil engineering departments at Cornell, Francis Vanek stepped into the world of civil engineering as an[...]