An Interview with Sophie Riina

Last week, May 4-8 was Teacher Appreciation Week. Our Education Coordinator, Sophie Riina, is a teacher who, for the past few months, has overseen our Elementary After School Tutoring and SONYC programs. Since we started working remotely, Sophie was instrumental in moving those programs online as well. We spoke with Sophie about her background as an educator, and her experience at CIANA so far. How long have you been working at CIANA? I have been working at CIANA since the beginning of February of 2020. What motivated you to get involved with CIANA’s after-school programs? I've been working in after-school programs for many years serving immigrant populations. Being a child of immigrants mys

Update on the 2020 Census

COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t changed CIANA’s dedication to getting a complete count in the 2020 Census, but it has slowed down self-response.



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