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Saturday is the National Day of Civic Hacking

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Saturday is National Day of Civic Hacking.

One Saturday, June 1 pioneering citizens across the United States will blaze new trails for social innovation in an event of unprecedented scope. Nearly one hundred teams across the country, supported by more than 20 government agencies, will come together with a common purpose: to invent new applications that leverage open, public data for the common good. This is the National Day of Civic Hacking. (from hackforchange.org)

Tulsa is among the cities participating in the National Day of Civic Hacking.

NEW Resource for ESL tutors and learners

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ESL tutor Steve told us on his monthly report that he found a fun, useful website to use with his ESL learner called Stickyball.net, and we thought we’d pass the word along! 

“The following Website and its free downloads were very useful:  http://stickyball.net/phrasal-verbs.html.  Today I gave her a "final exam" which was fun with three review sheets:

(Women) Writers on (Women) Writing by Rebecca Howard

I’m still holding fast to my decision to no longer use the term “Women’s Fiction” when describing a particular style of writing that typically focuses on relationships among spouses, partners, friends, and/or family members.  It’s a reductive and somewhat condescending descriptor that pigeon holes certain writers.  Meg Wolitzer elaborated eloquently about this very topic in the New York Times Book

Job Fair at Goodwill Industries of Tulsa

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa, Tulsa Fatherhood Coalition, and the Tulsa City County Health Department are presenting a
Job Fair Thursday!

Job Fair
2800 Southwest Blvd. (South Annex)
Thursday, May 30th
10:00am – 2:00pm

For for more information, see the Goodwill of Tulsa Job Fair flyer.
 

Military Romance Fiction

TCCL offers a variety of military romance fiction titles for you to enjoy!

Dark of Night by Suzanne Brockmann

Night Watch by Suzanne Brockmann

Above and Beyond by Sandra Brown

Take No Prisoners by Cindy Gerard

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