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  • 1. Central Valley Program Highlights May 2012 Contents Overview Partners & Training Schedule Impact Stories & Quotes Photo Highlights Video Highlights News HighlightsCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better future
  • 2. O ver viewCalifornia Connects, a three-year program, aims to increase digital literacy and Internet usageand adoption in California through training, access, and resources, with an emphasis on theCentral Valley, where there is a high concentration of disconnected residents.BackgroundCalifornia Connects is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunicationsand Information Administration for Broadband Technology Opportunities Program and administered by theFoundation for California Community Colleges in partnership with the California Community CollegesChancellor’s Office and the Great Valley Center.California Connects breaks down barriers to access by increasing the awareness of public computing centers,educating new users about affordable broadband options, providing training in multiple languages, andeducating users about how the internet affects their lives. Broadband adoption will increase residents’ access toservices and resources in areas such as personal finance, health care, and social services, as well as provide anavenue for maintaining family and community ties online. This initiative aims to gain 61,120 new broadbandusers trained in digital literacy with 9,168 Californians becoming new broadband adopters.Program PeriodAugust 2010 – June 2013Community TrainersGVC is leading the Central Valley component of California Connects. We are responsible for theimplementation of community trainers on the ground in 18 counties: Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado,Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Tuolumneand Yuba.Community Trainers conduct outreach and digital literacy training for Central Valley residents, with anemphasis on reaching the low-income Spanish speaking population. Trainers provide hands-on training insmall-group,computer-lab settings, teaching trainees how to use the Internet for essential tasks such as securinggainful employment, exploring higher education opportunities, accessing health and finance resources, utilizingsocial networks, and more. Our focus is reaching populations for whom computer and internet use is still achallenge yet necessary to enhance their lifelong learning ability, improve their economic status and advancetheir quality of life.Program ContactIf you are interested in partnering in your County or would like additional information on the program, pleasecontact the Great Valley Center.Desiree Cervantes Holden, Program Manager, Great Valley Center, 209.522.5103, ext. 136,desiree@greatvalley.orgwww.caconnects.org | www.greatvalley.org/caconnectsCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureOverview
  • 3. Central Valley Par tnerships & Training S cheduleTraining SitesThe Great Valley Center is working with the following community partners to offer training in 18 Central ValleyCounties.Amador and Calaveras Counties o Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth & Families o Calaveras County Library o Mark Twain St. Josephs Hospital o Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance o Valley Springs Elementary SchoolColusa County o Altami Learning Center o Colusa County Library o Colusa Del Rey Apartments o Mercy Housing Pinewood CourtFresno County o Firebaugh Business Association/The Relational Culture Institute o Mendota Unified School District o San Joaquin Elementary School o Tranquility Highschool o Westside Youth CenterKern County o Bakersfield City School District o Community Action Partnership of Kern (Friendship House Community Center)Kings County o Armona Parent Center/Armona Union Elementary School District o Hanford Tech o Kings Community Action OrganizationMadera County o Corporation for Better Housing (Shasta Villas) o Self Help Enterprises Cottonwood Creek o Workforce ConnectionMariposa CountyCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 4. o Dabbles Multimedia Center o El Portal Elementary o Mariposa County LibraryMerced County o Livingston Union School District/Prusso Child Development Center o Self Help Enterprises Casitas Del SolPlacer County o Roseville Public Library: Downtown BranchSan Joaquin County o Cesar Chavez Central Library o Community Partnership for Families o El Concilio o Hamilton Elementary SchoolStanislaus County o CASA del Rio – Riverbank Unified School District o El Concilio o Hughson Family Resource Center o Project YES/Ceres Adult SchoolSutter and Yuba Counties o Sutter County LibraryTulare County o Cutler-Orosi Unified School District o La Sierra Military Academy (9-12) o La Sierra Junior Academy (7-8) o Self Help Enterprises Sand Creek o VUSD Ivanhoe Elementary SchoolTuolumne County o Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency (A-TCAA) o Throckmorten Enterprises o Tuolumne County Probation Department o Tuolumne Me-wuk Tribal CouncilCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 5. Training ScheduleClass dates and times are subject to change. California Connects offers free classes primarily in Spanish.Pre-registration is required.Amador and Calaveras CountiesBret Hart High School, Angels Camp • Monday and Wednesday 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmValley Springs Elementary, Valley Springs • Thursday 5:15 pm to 7:15 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Lynn ReineckeCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 243lreinecke@foundationccc.orgColusa CountyAltami Learning Center, Colusa • Monday and Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Alejandro MoralesCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 232(530) 566-5807amorales@foundationccc.orgFresno CountyFirebaugh Business Association/The Relational Culture Institute, Firebaugh • Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am to 12:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Mayra VillegasCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 239(559) 630-2358mvillegas@foundationccc.orgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 6. Kern CountyCommunity Action Partnership of Kern (Friendship House Community Center), Bakersfield • Monday and Wednesday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmBakersfield City School District • Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Diego VillafanaCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 237(661) 487-4847dvillafana@foundationccc.orgMariposa CountyDabbles Multimedia Center, Mariposa • Wednesday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pmEl Portal Elementary School Library, El Portal • Monday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pmMariposa County Public Library, Mariposa • Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Elva PeeleCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 245(209) 769-2634epeele@foundationccc.orgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 7. Merced CountySelf Help Enterprises/Casitas Del Sol, Livingston • Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmPrusso Child Development Center, Livingston • Monday and Wednesday 1:30 pm to 4:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Sonia PulidoCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 234spulido@foundationccc.orgPlacer CountyRoseville Public Library, Roseville • Monday and Wednesday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Victor AlvarezCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 230valvarez@foundationccc.orgSan Joaquin CountyCesar Chavez Central Library, Stockton • Tuesday and Friday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Matt JonesCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 240mjones@foundationccc.orgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 8. Stanislaus CountyCasa Del Rio – Riverbank Unified School District, Riverbank • Monday and Wednesday 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm • Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am to 11:30 amTo sign-up for classes contact:Jose UrzuaCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 241jurzua@foundationccc.orgCeres Adult School Project Yes, Ceres • Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmHughson Family Resource Center, Hughson • Monday 9:00 am to 12:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Rosa PadillaCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 238rpadilla@foundationccc.orgSutter and Yuba CountiesSutter County Library, Yuba City • Monday and Wednesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and 6:00pm to 8:00 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Alejandra BeltranCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 231abeltran@foundationccc.orgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 9. Tulare CountyIvanhoe Elementary School, Visalia • Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmSelf Help Enterprises/Villa De Guadalupe, Orosi • Monday 6:30 pm to 9:30 pmTo sign-up for classes contact:Jocelyn LopezCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 242jlopez@foundationccc.orgTuolumne CountyAmador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA) • Monday and Wednesday 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm • Tuesday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pmTuolumne County Probation Department • Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am to 11:00 amTo sign-up for classes contact:Bob IngallsCommunity Trainer1-866-325-3222 x 242ringalls@foundationccc.orgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Partnerships & Training Schedule
  • 10. Central Valley Impac t Stories and QuotesColusa CountyAlex Morales, Community Trainer for Colusa County shared:Both classes are very happy that they have learned to scan documents, photos, and other legal documents thatthey wanted to save in their personal computers or USBs.Some of my students are also attending Citizenship classes at Altami Learning Center. They are really happy thatwe have helped them with EMAIL accounts because they have been getting a lot of information through theiremail accounts.Maestro gracias a su clase de computadoras he estado aprendiendome las preguntas de la ciudadania atraves dela computadora. La internet y la computadora me estan ayudando mucho en lograr mis metas. (Teacher thanksto your computer class I have been learning the questions for the citizenship exam through the computer. Theinternet and the computer are helping me a lot in getting to my goals.)I just feel good when trainees tell me the following statements in emails: "Teacher gracias a usted puede mandaremails y pagar mis bills" (Teacher thank you, I can now send emails and pay my bills online.)Fresno County“Hoy aprendi algo nuevo como encontrar los sitios para aprender Ingles.”(Today I learned something new, how to find websites to learn English.) ~ Eugenio Yanez Dguez, CA Connects TraineeMayra Villegas, Community Trainer for Fresno County shared:The partner in Tranquility High School is very excited about the number of parents in this training site. Last week,thirteen students attended training and there is people already waiting to attend training once the first groupcompletes their core trainings. The partner at this site is also helping us inform the parents about the program.The students attending training at Tranquility High School are very excited about what they have learned andare very interested in subscribing to internet service. I provided them with all the information about internetservice providers in their area.The students who finished their training at Tranquility High School were very excited about what they learned atthe training. There were happy that they will be able to help their kids in their schooling and check theiracademic progress online.A couple of students who completed their core training this week were very excited because this training willhelp them in their job. They work in the lab area of a food packing company and the training gave them theconfidence and skills to use the new computerized system at work.People who attended training said these newly acquired skills are going to help them understand thetechnology that is used in everyday life now.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Impact Stories and Quotes
  • 11. Kern County“Saver como entrar al internet.”(I know how to enter into the Internet.) ~ Victoria Barajas, CA Connects Trainee “Causo un impacto muy bonito en mi porque se me quito el miedo de usar una computadora.”(It caused a very nice impact on me because I lost the fear that I had to use a computer.) ~ Alicia Candelas, CA Connects Trainee“Aprendi a perder el miedo de mover la computadora de una pagina a otra.” (I learned to lose the fear ofnavigating from one page to another.) ~ Beatriz Corona, CA Connects Trainee“Mucho (impacto) ya puedo comunicarme con familia fuera del pais y aprendi a enviar mensajes y para mi fuealgo muy interesante que aprendi.” (It had a big impact. I can know communicate with my family outside of thecountry and I learned to send messages and for me that was something very interesting.) ~ Johanna Izquierdo, CA Connects TraineeThank you note from Dinora Martinez:10-10-11Grasias Maestro Diego Villafaña por su tiempo y su pasiencia por todo lo que me a enseñado de como usar lobasico de la computadora. ahora con este entrenamiento se me a quitado el miedo de usarla. espero que esteprograma continue para que siga alludando a mas gente. Programas como estos positivos es lo que necesitamosaca en Bakersfield, CA.Nuevamente Grasias-Su alumna DinoraThank you for everything Teacher, Diego Villafana. For your time and for your patience. For everything you havetaught me about basic computer use. Now, after this training, I no longer have fear of using a computer. I hopethis program continues to help others as it has helped me. Positive programs like these are what we need here inBakersfield, CA. Thanks again.Your Student,DinoraMerced County“Sonia gracias por las clases decomputacion son muy utiles y nesesarias para todos nosotros.” (Thank you for thecomputer classes, they are very useful and necessary for all of us) ~ Rosio Reynoso, CA Connects Trainee“Me gustaria aprender amanejar mas la computadora y aprender hablar ingles.”(I would like to learn to use the computer more and learn to speak English.) ~ Antonia Soto, CA Connects Trainee“Seguimos aprendiendo mas sobre las computadoras la entrenadora Sonia nos dice como seguir adelante.” ( Wecontinue to learn more about the computer, the trainer Sonia shows us how to continue to move forward.) ~ Salvador Viveros, CA Connects TraineeCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Impact Stories and Quotes
  • 12. I like the class because she takes her time to show one to one. I am learning new things. ~ Celia Kari Salazar Garcia, CA Connects Trainee“Las classes de internet son lo mejor que ay.” (The Internet classes are the best.) ~ Martin Lopez, CA Connects TraineeSan Joaquin CountyMatt Jones, Community Trainer for San Joaquin County shared:A student in my Chavez class is an unemployed construction worker with a family who is extremely motivated tolearn and better his situation for his family. He kept saying, “This is cool! I thought this [using the Internet] was sohard, but its not!” I helped him apply for a library card so he could use library computers, and figure out how toobtain his Worknet email address.While I only had one student at Wysteria this week, he was extremely enthusiastic. When I showed him photoson Google Maps of his hometown in Mexico (which he hadnt seen in at least 20 years), he began crying and saidhe was "excited" and "amazed."Stanislaus CountyRosa Padilla, Community Trainer for Stanislaus County shared Rosario Velardes status:Un testimonio de una estudiante satisfecho!UN DIA SPECIAL!! NOS GRADUOMOS DE NUESTRA CLASE DE COMPUTACION!! Y UN RECORDATORIO PARAAQUELLOS INTERESADOS EN TOMAR VENTAJA DE ESTA CLASE, LA CUAL ES COMPLETAMENTE GRATIS, LIBRE DEESTRES, Y ADAPTABLE A TU HORARIO MY LINDA RAZA!!EMPIEZA EL NUEVO CURSO EL DIA ABRIL 10,12. PARAMAS INFORMACION DIRIGIRGE A CERES SCHOOL DISTRICT!! E ECHARLE GANAS MY GENTE.. ONLY THEEDUCATED ARE FREE!! FREE COMPUTER TRAINING IF YOUR ARE INTERESTED!! THANK YOU ROSIE!! IT’S A TRUESTATEMENT!! I AM READY FOR MY CERTIFICATE ALREADY, TEACHER!!!(A special day we graduated from our computer class!! And a reminder for those that are interested in takingadvantage of this class, which is completely free, free from stress, and adaptable to your schedule, my wonderfulpeople!! The new course begins April 10, 12 for more information contact Ceres School District!! Continue to puteffort my people)“Tuve un impacto muy positive y me dieron ganas de seguir viniendo para la clase que sigue.” (It had a verypositive impact and gave me desire to continue with more classes.) ~ Consuelo Mendoza, CA Connects Trainee“Saber como usar la computadora tiene muchos beneficios especialmente para mi familia.” (Knowing how to usea computer has many benefits, especially for my family.) ~ Antonia Yepez, CA Connects TraineeRosa Padilla, Community Trainer for Stanislaus County shared:Eva Manzanero attended both session’s morning and afternoon. She shared that she loved the morning sessionshe wanted to practice and learn it well in the afternoon. She was amazed and loved the class on how to useemail. (She even walked to and from both sessions).California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Impact Stories and Quotes
  • 13. Sutter/Yuba County“Estoy muy contenta de poder “chatear” con mi hija que vive en Mexicali. Gracias por tu paciencia Alejandra”. (Iam very happy to "chat "with my daughter who lives in Mexicali. Alejandra thanks for your patience.) ~ Alicia Abelar, CA Connects TraineeTulare CountyJocelyn Lopez, Community Trainer for Tulare County shared:The graduating students at Sandcreek Apartments were very grateful for the classes and what they have learned.They have referred friends and family to join the classes for the next series at Villa De Guadalupe Apartments.Tuolumne CountyBob Ingalls, Community Trainer for Tuolumne County shared:After the class at Me-Wuk Tribal Council, one gentleman and his wife were driving away. They stopped to talk toanother person in a truck going the opposite way. I saw him show his Certificate of Completion to the otherdriver. He seemed so proud.I still get written comments like:"Excellent instructor!!! Made learning fun!"Sally Dios agreed to be interviewed by the Union Democrat to tell them how California Connects classeschanged her life.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Impact Stories and Quotes
  • 14. Central Valley Photo Highlights Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 27, 2012 CA Connects students practice typing online (using www.sense-lang.org) during a class at Fairview Elementary School in Visalia, CA. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 27, 2012 Congratulations to the first CA Connects graduating class at Visalia Unified School District in Tulare County!California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 15. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 23, 2012 CA Connects students in Fresno County browse the internet and practice typing skills during a class at the Westside Youth Alliance in Mendota, CA. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 23, 2012 Congratulations to the first group of CA Connects graduates at the Firebaugh Business Association in FresnoCounty! Classes in Spanish are offered on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12pm. For more information or to sign-up for a class contact Mayra Gonzalez, Community Trainer, at 1-866-325-3222 x239.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 16. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 20, 2012 Congratulations to the first group of CA Connects graduates at the Me-Wuk Education Center in Tuolumne County! Classes are offered through a partnership with the Me-Wuk Tribal Council. For more information or to sign-up for a class contact Bob Ingalls, Community Trainer, at 1-866-325-3222 x244. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 20, 2012 Sonia Pulido, CA Connects Community Trainer in Merced County, conducts a basic internet and email class inSpanish at Prusso Child Development Center, through a partnership with the Livingston Unified School District.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 17. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 5, 2012 California Connects graduated a class this morning at the Ceres Unified School District in Stanislaus County! Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on April 2, 2012 Congratulations to CA Connects graduates from the Hughson Family Resource Center in Stanislaus County!California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 18. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on March 12, 2012CA Connects: Training in the Community at the Hughson Family Resource Center in Stanislaus County. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on March 23, 2012Full house and class sign-ups at a California Connects community presentation to residents at Villa de Guadalupe in Orosi, CA, a Self Help Enterprises multi-family housing site in Tulare County. Residentes de los apartamentos de Villa de Guadalupe insribiendose para las clases de computaciónCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 19. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on March 7, 2012Free digital literacy classes in Spanish have begun with the Ceres Adult School/Project Yes in Stanislaus County. For more information contact Rosa Padilla, Community Trainer, at 1-866-325-3222 x 238. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on March 7, 2012 Training the trainers – On January 30, newly hired trainers Rosa Padilla, Sonia Pulido, and Matthew Jones shadowed Jose Urzua at a California Connects Training at Casa Del Rio in Riverbank, CA.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 20. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on February 15, 2012 El maestro mandón. :D Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on February 15, 2012Congrats to CA Connects Graduate Julia Navaro! Julia and her daughter Lucero Rosas, 5, watch other graduatesduring a computer class graduation ceremony Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at the Sutter County Library in Yuba City. Photo by Chris Kaufman/Appeal-Democrat. All rights reserved.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 21. Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on November 4, 2011 CA Connects training in Riverbank Photo Album (7 photos) Jose Urzua, community trainer for Stanislaus County, conducted two internet training classes in October in Riverbank. More are now underway! Jose works with Maria Uristu and Dora Fierro in Riverbank training Teresa Rodriguez learns more about the Internet from Jose Urzua, a trainer with the California Connects programCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 22. CA Connects students Gloria Gomez and Angela Torres work on laptops in Riverbank training First CA Connects training class in RiverbankCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 23. Jose Urzua points out features of Facebook to Taide Melendez while her classmate Marisol Rojas looks on. Jose Urzua points out how to log in to FacebookCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 24. Jose Urzua, CA Connects Stanislaus trainer, explains a point while Maria Uristu (L) and Dora Fierro (R) follow along on laptops Posted to the Great Valley Center Facebook Page on October 25, 2011 CA Connects Training and Outreach Photo Album (4 photos) Photos of California Connects Community Trainers doing outreach and training in the community. For more information visit www.greatvalley.org/caconnects and www.caconnects.org.CA Connects had an outreach table at the Lights On Festival. Jose Urzua, Community Trainer for Stanislaus Co.estimated over 4,000 people attended the event.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 25. A new recruit signs up for CA Connects training at the Lights On Festival. Jose Urzua, Community Trainer for Stanislaus Co., handed out flyers on the free Internet training available through CA Connects.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 26. Jose Urzua, Community Trainer for Stanislaus Co., speaks with a community member who is interested in the free Internet training offered through CA Connects.California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
  • 27. Posted to the California Connects Kern County Facebook page January – April 2012 Training in the Community: Kern County Photo Album (6 photos)California Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCentral Valley Photo Highlights
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  • 30. Central Valley Video HighlightsStudent Video TestimonialsTestimonial from Lucila, a California ConnectsTrainee in San Joaquin CountyPublished 3/26/12 by Matthew Jones, Community TrainerA few thoughts from Lucila, a California Connects student inSan Joaquin County, regarding what she learned in class.(Click the "CC" button in the lower right corner for Englishsubtitles)Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAnI5fXUmf4Testimonial from Sergio, A California ConnectsStudent in San Joaquin CountyPublished on Apr 4, 2012 by Matthew Jones, CommunityTrainerSergios feelings after his first training regarding theimportance of what he is learning (click "CC" in the lowerright corner for English subtitles)Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPh5B7ziYKYA Testimonial from Eva, a California ConnectsTrainee in San Joaquin CountyPublished on Apr 2, 2012 by Matthew Jones, CommunityTrainerA few words from Eva describing what she learned in class(click on the "CC" button in the lower-right corner for Englishsubtitles)Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2ntZMAIokkCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCA Connects Video Highlights
  • 31. Instructional VideosComo usar GmailPublished on January 16, 2012 by Diego Villafana,Community TrainerEste es un video instructivo en Español que le enseñacomo entrar a su cuenta de correo electronico de Gmail,cuales son los usos basicos dentro de su buzonelectronico, y los pasos necesarios para mandar un correoelectronico. ¡Esten pendientes para mas videos! Creadopor Diego Villafaña para el Program de CaliforniaConnects.This is an instructional video in Spanish that teaches you how to access your email account in Gmail, shows thebasic uses of your mailbox, and the steps needed to send an email. Stay tuned for more videos! Created byDiego Villafaña for California Program Connects.Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dqppq-aYDggComo anunciarse en CraigslistPublished on May 8, 2012 by Diego VillafanaUn video instructivo (tutorial) para aprender a anunciarseen Craigslist. El siguiente enlace contiene la transcripcióndel video.A video tutorial in Spanish for learning how to post onCraigslist. The following link contains the video transcript.https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B2yzcJzCrJ7XbHlPR2tPZ2JmcWcWatch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJSHVt-wS3wCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCA Connects Video Highlights
  • 32. Video PSAsVideo PSA for the City of RiverbankPublished on March 12 and April 6, 2012 by Jose Urzua, Community TrainerA video PSA in Spanish and English created to air on the City of Riverbank local public access channel.Watch the videos:English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO8LE5B7mFwSpanish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Fd3FO8OqH4English SpanishVideo PSA by Diego Villafana, Community Trainer in Kern CountyPublished on Dec 2, 2011 by Diego Villafana, Community TrainerWatch the videos:English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-gHsoXGLpcSpanish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67178Xd9w2wEnglish SpanishCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCA Connects Video Highlights
  • 33. Community Trainers in the ClassroomCA Connects Kern County - Community TrainerDiego Villafana in the ClassroomPublished February 24, 2012 by Jocelyn Lopez, CommunityTrainerA video taken by Jocelyn Lopez, Community Trainer fromTulare County while shadows while shadowing a class taughtby Diego Villafana from Kern County.Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32KnYzbYnPwJose Urzua instructs a California Connects ClassPublished by CAconnects on Dec 20, 2011Jose Urzua, Community Trainer in Stanislaus County,instructs a California Connects class on October 25, 2011 atCardozo Middle School in Riverbank, CA.Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHtajRQauNgCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCA Connects Video Highlights
  • 34. Lessons LearnedDigital Literacy Course Introduction (Espanol)Published on Dec 19, 2011Jose Urzua discusses how he begins each digital literacycourse. His students are new pc users with limited or noexperience using the Internet. Jose is a digital literacyinstructor in Stanislaus County, CA.Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb3vsAH_IckTeaching mouse and keyboard skills to new PCusersPublished on Dec 19, 2011Diego Villafana explains how he teaches mouse andkeyboard skills. Diego is a digital literacy instructor inBakersfield County, CA.Watch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doJyxRqZn3UGetting students to practice digital literacyoutside the classroomPublished on Dec 19, 2011Lynn Reinecke and Mayra Villegas explain how they get theirstudents to practice outside of the classroom. Lynn is adigital literacy instructor in Calaveras County, CA & Mayra isa digital literacy instructor in Fresno County, CAWatch the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irCHg2qpIpcCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureCA Connects Video Highlights
  • 35. News HighlightsMarysville literacy students honored for computer skills(2/12/12, Marysville Appeal-Democrat)* PDF version attachedOnline class connects Latino families | Spanish Version(11/15/11, Vide en el Valle)* PDF versions attachedCalifornia Connects | Increasing digital access for a better futureNews Highlights