Friday, January 23, 2009

Literacy Advocate Award Recipient Honored

David Crawford, Claudia Garcia, Brian Lewis, and Sylvia Nacianceno

Claudia Garcia, Self Sufficiency Counselor for HHSA’s Porterville District Office, recently received the Literacy Advocate award. The honor was designed for HHSA counselors and specialists who have referred and encouraged their clients to participate in a joint program developed by HHSA and the Library Literacy Center. Brian Lewis, Tulare County Librarian, presented the quarterly award on behalf of the Library’s Read to Succeed Literacy program. Also in attendance were David Crawford, TulareWORKS Deputy Director, Jason Britt, TulareWORKS Division Manager, Sylvia Nacianceno, HHSA Porterville Office Unit Manager, Tessa Houston, Employment Services Program Specialist, and Win Doyle, HHSA/Literacy Program Coordinator.