Jose and Wade Taylor chat about the importance of partners for literacy and being able to see how investments in literacy pay off. James Halliday,Executive Director, A Reason To Survive (ARTS), chats about arts as the avenue to other skills. He also talks about a new collaborative effort in National City that will bring agencies together to help 16-24 year-old residents who are not employed or engaged in school or training opportunities. Finally, Jose chats with literacy pro, Susan Vega, San Diego Public Library–READ/San Diego, about her work in literacy as a staff person and tutor. With her is Gilbert Sandoval, a former literacy student who is now a tutor. His story is inspiring and powerful.

1 With Wade Taylor, Producer of wsRadio, chatting about the importance of partnerships for literacy.
2 James Halliday, Executive Director, A Reason to Survive (ARTS), discusses emerging collaborative efforts in his community.
3 Susan Vega, literacy professional/tutor, and her former student and now tutor, Gilbert Sandoval
4 Part II of Susan Vega and Gilbert Sandoval