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New Online Literary Journal ‘COVID TALES’ Helps Readers Find Meaning Through Fiction, Memoirs and Poetry

OAKLAND, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- APOCRYPHILE PRESS, LLC (apocryphilepress.com) has announced the launch of a new online literary journal, "COVID TALES" featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry set during the Covid-19 Sheltering-in-place order.

Galileo Announces its Spark Innovation Scholarship Winners for 2019

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three university students who are aspiring educators have been awarded Galileo's 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship. Each winning student will receive $1000 to apply to their own educational endeavors. This year's winners are Jessica Cheng (University of California, Berkeley), Leah Nadir (Scripps College) and Cloey Stump (University of Redlands).

Galileo Learning Names New VP of Marketing, Nerissa Sardi

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest-growing summer day camp providers, has named Nerissa Sardi its new Vice President of Marketing. Galileo operates 100+ summer camp programs throughout California and Illinois.

Galileo Learning Announced as New 100Kin10 Partner Ahead of Network with Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.

Galileo Learning Reaches Record-Breaking 2019 Financial Assistance Goal

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.

Galileo Learning CEO Joins Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship

OAKLAND, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America's public schools.

Galileo Learning Ranked Top of 2019 Bay Area Best Place to Work List

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Study: Housing Workforce Shortage in California Is Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to California's Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.

Comedian Nina G is Challenging How People Think About Stuttering and Inclusion

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound. Much like Hannah Gadsby's breakout Netflix special "Nannette," Nina G blends her comedy "material" with her real life experiences for a unique tour you can see live!

StoryWorld’s Innovative Bilingual Interactive Books Help Kids Start Learning Languages Early

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Parents who want their kids to speak and read in another language just got help. Following a successful release to schools, STORYWORLD(TM) is now offering access to their interactive language learning books to parents who want to start their kids learning Spanish or Mandarin and even get a head start reading in English.

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