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09/30/2014

Friday Night Computer Class Empowers Students

Nine students recently completed an eight-week course teaching not only basic computer skills, but also helping the students improve their typing, analyze problems, and share their knowledge. The class helped develop critical thinking and allowed students to use computers to write about their new skills, create email accounts, learn about operating systems, organize their desktop with Microsoft Office, and use the Internet.

“Results were good,” one student, Jorge Martínez, said. “These classes have contributed to my improved computing skills. Now, I am more dependent on myself.”

Alicia Olvera said, “I did not know what the USB is; now I can save my files in there.” Both students attended all classes during the course.

“In the beginning as in the ending, we were like a family that shared smiles, happiness, and frustration,” commented instructor Jerardo Martinez. 

Thank you, Union Bank!

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Robin Gold, Manager of the Union Bank Sonoma Branch, recently presented La Luz Center Executive Director Juan Hernandez, with a donation to support the center’s many initiatives including community health programs, bilingual education, financial and computer literacy, and parenting skill classes. Thank you, Union Bank!!