24 2023

Literacy Volunteer Kick–Off & Training Workshop (Winter 2023)

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Jewish Federation of NENY 184 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 783-7800

Contact Rachel Gershon Rourke
(518) 722-4980


Please join Jewish Federation of NENY for the 2023 Winter Jewish Coalition for Literacy Kick-Off Event!

The Struggling Reader, The Literacy Volunteer, and the Impact of a Lifetime

A discussion and workshop with Rachel Gershon Rourke, Literacy Specialist and Community Volunteer Coordinator

Following the program, Rachel will lead a Literacy Volunteer Workshop

Please RSVP online,https://jewishfedny.regfox.com/eventsjclkickoff2023, call (518) 722-4980, or email rrourke@jfsneny.org by Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

BRING A FRIEND who may be interested in becoming a literacy volunteer!

Refreshments will be served

Rachel Gershon Rourke, MEd, has been teaching for the past 25 years as an elementary educator, mentor, instructional coach and, more recently, an American Achieves National Fellow. A dedicated lifelong learner and avid reader, Rachel is also the custodian of her community’s Free Little Library. Rachel has had the privilege of presenting at the international OPPI Learning Festival, Co-Created Bring Your Legislator to School Day for the state of New York, advocating policy makers for a deeper understanding of the needs of our students and educators.

Rachel looks forward to sharing her passion with you—of getting books into children’s hands.

Sponsor: Bank of America, The Ingalls Fund, and The Judith Fund of The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region