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KALW Brings the Magic of a Radio Storytelling Project to Solano Prison

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Eli Wirtschafter, KALW’s Transportation Reporter, Audio Academy class of 2016 and Manager of a new KALW training program Since 2013, KALW has trained inmates at San Quentin State Prison in audio production, and aired their stories on Crosscurrents from KALW News. Now, the station is beginning a new project at Solano State Prison in Vacaville. The projects are made possible by a grant from the California Arts Council, with funding from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, along with support from the Association...

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Alpha Parent Center/ACE Learning Center Students Share the Winning ACE Poetry Contest Poems

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Alpha Public Schools  The cool thing about poetry is that is comes in all shapes, styles and patterns. What counts is the message, and these poems overflow with great messages. Messages we all relate to and learn from. As Maria, the ACE Poetry Contest First Place winner from the Alpha Parent Center/ACE Learning Center says, we “do our best day after day.” Hear that John? I’m going to do my best every day so I can earn more treats.  Arf. Arf. Enjoy these winning poems. Congratulations to...

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Best National Poetry Month and ACE Poetry Contest With Lots of New Poetry Fans

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Alpha Public Schools, assisted by Martha Sessums (for spelling purposes only) April. What a month. When it’s National Poetry Month, it always lasts more than 30 days. That’s because the schools and Learning Venters in the ACE Poetry Contest can take their time. Writing poetry is not easy. Judging poetry isn’t easy either. What is easy is enjoying poetry, which we have recently. Congratulations to all the poets and contest winners. You are amazing. Awesome. Brilliant. Thanks to the...

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