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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[...]
 

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BOCES Adult Education Graduation Ceremony

BOCES Adult Education Graduation Ceremony

Congratulations 2015 graduates! On Friday, May 29th, Rick Alvord, our Supported Employment, Job Coach attended the BOCES Adult Education graduation ceremony to celebrate the achievement of[...]
Goodbye Ilana!

Goodbye Ilana!

We would like to say goodbye to Ilana Polak, who recently left The Learning Web to continue her education and pursue a Master of Social[...]

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Please consider taking this survey.

The Achieving Youth Results (AYR) process is being launched and we need your help! Our first step is to identify traceable youth indicators across six goal areas that impact our community as a whole.

We are asking members of the Tompkins County Community to take 10-15 minutes to rank the indicators that they believe should be tracked to measure our communal success in achieving the goals.

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Please take a to complete the survey and pass it on to all of your friends, coworkers, and colleagues who work, live and play in Tompkins County. Thank you!
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We help participants in our Housing Scholarship Program furnish an apartment. Find out more about this program at www.learning-web.org/youth-outreach/independent-living/help-finding-housing/
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SewGreen has openings for full scholarships to summer sewing camp. Families must complete a household income form and have proof that the household or child receives at least one of the following: foster care, TANF, food stamps, free school lunch, HEAP, Medicaid, or SSI.
“SEW YOU” Sewing Camp, for ages 11 to 13 and /or going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
10 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday
August 10 – 13
August 24 – 27
Campers learn to use a sewing machine or improve existing skills. Projects range from simple to more complex, including pajama pants, a zippered bag, an embroidered pillow, plus needle felting and creative draping on mini-mannequins. Each day will feature a different lunchtime activity.
Send inquiries to Wendy at SewGreen coord@sewgreen.org or 607-319-4106
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FREE Super Hero and Comic Writing Workshops for Teens! Tompkins County Public Library will host “Unmask: Discover the Writer Within,” a free writing workshop series for students ages 11 through 19.

Participants are invited to attend one or all eight workshop sessions. Workshops will be held Tuesdays from July 7 through August 25 from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the Library’s Thaler/Howell Programming Room.
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