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  • 10th Annual Crossword Competition! September 24, 2022

    The 10th Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition is happening Saturday, September 24, 2022 – Virtually! For more information on the rules, how to play, and to register visit crosswordcompetition.com
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  • Volunteer Judges Needed! 10th Annual Fingerlakes Crossword Competition

    Volunteer Judges needed for the 10 Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition Tompkins Learning Partner’s 10th Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Players of this virtual event will submit completed entries via email to event chairperson Gary Weissbrot between 2:00 and 5 pm on the 24th. Gary will then forward submissions to volunteer judges to be check for accuracy. The winners will be announced at 2PM on Sunday, which gives judges plenty of time to carefully check their submissions and report the results back to Gary. Each volunteer judge will have three different completed […]
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  • Some Literacy Facts

    Twenty-five percent of adults who were out of the labor force were found to be at the two lowest levels on the literacy scale. Low skills costs the U.S. $225 billion or more each year in terms of workforce non-productivity, crime, and loss of tax revenue due to unemployment. Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70 percent of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels.
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  • TLP Office has Reopened!

    TLP reopened on October 6 but we are once again asking all tutors, students, and staff to follow TLP's Covid-19 Practices and Guideline for Students, Tutors, Other Volunteers and Staff. This is so...
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  • Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative Publishes Translated Materials

    (Ithaca, N.Y., September 23, 2021) -- The Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative has published the plans approved earlier this year by both the City of Ithaca and Tompkins County in the following...
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  • What Does Tompkins Learning Partners Mean to You?

    We asked students and volunteers the question, “What Does Tompkins Learning Partners Mean to You?” Here are a few of their responses: TLP is a place where I can learn at my own pace. [It’s] a place where I develop skills for self-empowerment and where learning is fun. TLP is great! Everyone helps me and especially my tutors. I feel good coming here and meeting with my tutor. When I come to TLP I feel warm. It’s like a warm shelter I can rely on. TLP makes me feel like I am connected with the real multicultural and diverse world. […]
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  • Need Help Studying for the U.S. Citizenship Exam?

    Tompkins Learning Partners tutors can help you study for the U.S. Citizenship exam. Tutors help TLP students practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing for the test. They can help you learn the U.S. Civics and History you need to know to pass also! To learn more, call us at 607-277-6442 or email: ESL at tlpartners.org
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