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Student Spotlight: Mir Enayatullah Mosawi Mir Enayatullah Mosawi speaks at a World Refugee Day Celebration Having been in Rochester, NY less than six months, Afghan native Mir Enayatullah Mosawi is relatively new to the area. However, the United States of America is no stranger to him. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Mosawi spent close to nine years … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Mir Enayatullah Mosawi
Refugees and Immigrants with Digital Literacy Skills Benefit the Community and Local Resources Digital literacy is the ability to find, create, and share information using a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. It is becoming essential to be digitally literate in the United States of America no matter who you are or where you came from. As refugees and immigrants build new lives, they often need to complete tasks … Continue reading Refugees and Immigrants with Digital Literacy Skills Benefit the Community and Local Resources
Student Spotlight: Nabila Qadiri Kohistani Nabila Qadiri Kohistani, an Afghanistan native, has been in Rochester since early April of 2019 and is studying English while working on digital literacy at OACES.  She participated on a student panel on June 20 as part of a World Refugee Day Celebration. She was also selected to receive a laptop in a giveaway that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Nabila Qadiri Kohistani
Student Spotlight: Yamila Gonzalez Cabeza Yamila Gonzalez Cabeza (center) sits on a student panel, answering questions during a World Refugee Day Celebration. Congratulations to Yamila Gonzalez Cabeza for being selected to receive a laptop at the World Refugee Day Celebration held on June 20, 2019 at OACES on 30 Hart Street. The giveaway was sponsored by the Office of Adult … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Yamila Gonzalez Cabeza
Thousands of RCSD students to get free home internet The Rochester City School District will offer free home internet access to any high school student who lacks it beginning in September, it announced Monday; the culmination of a years-long campaign to bring all district students into the internet age. RCSD was chosen to participate in the 1Million Project Foundation, affiliated with telecommunication provider Sprint. Every student lacking reliable home internet … Continue reading Thousands of RCSD students to get free home internet