Education & Literacy Coordinator
Clare Pister is a project coordinator and manages the One Book, One San Diego campaign as well as the station’s children’s educational and literacy outreach initiatives. This includes planning community events and collaborating with schools, libraries and community organizations to bring quality educational programming and content to new and diverse audiences.
Clare began working at KPBS in 2009. She graduated from the University of Virginia where she studied anthropology and linguistics. Clare’s past work experience includes coordinating community outreach and literacy programs. She previously designed and implemented curriculum at Words Alive and the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego.
One Book, One San Diego promises to be an exciting program in 2014. This article answers common questions about the program. Contact Clare Pister at firstname.lastname@example.org with further questions.
One Book, One San Diego will feature three books in the 2011-2012 season: Sky of Red Poppies by Zohreh Ghahremani, Moloka'i by Alan Brennert, and Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea.
The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the 2011 One Book, One San Diego selection. Listen to a plot summary by the author, lê thi diem thúy, given during her visit to San Diego in February 2011.
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The last chapter finalizes the transition and feelings of the young narrator.
The first chapter introduces us to our anonymous narrator and the beginning of her migration.
Chapter two describes a family reuniting and the realizations of immigration.
The third chapter delves into symbolic representations during a turbulent time for the family.
Problems unfold in chapter four.
From food to film, "The Gangster We Are All Looking For" offers many connections to be made and resources to be discovered within the San Diego area.