Released: October 20, 2022
10:30 a.m. Tuesday October 25 in the Jemez Rooms on campus, 6401 Richards Ave.
Poet Donald Levering to speak
What: Santa Fe Community College and Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe will cohost U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Naturalization Ceremony
Who: 25 applicants from the following countries: Canada, Egypt, Guatemala, Mexico, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey, and the United Kingdom
When: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 25
Where: Jemez Rooms on Santa Fe Community College Campus, 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
Cost: Free and open to the community
Of Note: This is always a well-attended ceremony with great opportunities for interviews and photographs.
Guest speaker: Poet Donald Levering
Donald Levering has been known in the Santa Fe poetry community for more than 40 years reading his poetry and conducting writing workshops. He has published 16 books of poetry and has garnered a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and other honors. His work has been featured on Garrison Keillor’s “Writer’s Almanac” podcast. Levering retired from New Mexico state government as a Human Services Department bureau chief. He has lived and taught English on the Diné reservation. His volunteer work extends from letter writing for Amnesty International to species’ preservation projects with Earthwatch and Enkosini to meal delivery for Santa Fe’s Kitchen Angels. Since 2017, Levering has tutored citizenship applicants with Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe.
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