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Literacy Network Adds Two New Staff Members

LEE, Mass. — Amanda Giracca and Miguel Silva have joined Literacy Network of South Berkshire as Development & Communications Associate and Learner Liaison, respectively.  
"Amanda and Miguel bring the necessary professional and personal skills to their respective roles," Executive Director Leigh Doherty said."It takes a team, and I am really excited by this one." 
Giracca, a Berkshire County native, is a writer and former writing professor who most recently taught at the University at Albany. She has been a volunteer tutor for LitNet, and served as an intern for the organization's annual appeal starting last fall.  
Silva, who came to the Berkshires at age 10 from Bogotá, Colombia, currently teaches Spanish at Berkshire Country Day School. The newly created role of Learner Liaison is tasked with improving outreach between the organization's staff and largely Latinx immigrant learners.  
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