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Interview with Rome Leykin, A Double Amputee Gone Viral

Tue, 08/31/2021 - 11:00am

"I may have lost both my legs and became a bilateral amputee above knee amputee, but I will never lose my desire to play to win."

The Future of Work Series on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:00pm

 Since early 2020, the world has been rocked by triple crises: the global pandemic, the ensuing economic disruptions, and the acknowledgement of long-existing racial inequities. With U.S. unemployment sky-high, a majority of Americans are concerned about the future. The usual ladders to security - education, hard work, life-long employment - appear to have broken down.

The Future of Work: The Next Generation Digital Series

The multi-platform "Future of Work" initiative kicks off with the launch of a six-part digital series. The digital series will examine how the pandemic has impacted long-term employment trends for entry-level and early career workers. Through intimate portraits of Americans making their way through an ever-changing landscape, each episode focuses on one of the key themes from Future of Work — the gig economy, the rise of the precariat, the digital nomad, working to live, the community worker, and new opportunities — and through generations in a family, illustrating its past and present.

Cyberchase: Green It Up Resources

Be inspired to care for and celebrate the environment with PBS KIDS Cyberchase!

SSIC Digital Storybooks

Sesame Street in Communities provides a variety of resource types for grownups to use with young children - one type is digital storybooks. 

Coming Together - Sesame Street Resources on Racial Literacy

Sesame Workshop continues its major commitment to racial justice with new resources and content called "Coming Together" to help families talk to young children about race and identity. 

Sesame Street in Communities - Virtual Summer Learning Series

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 6:00pm

WXXI Education and Child Care Council are hosting a series of Sesame Street in Communities trainings in June for local early learning and care providers. 

Multilingual Public Media Resources

WXXI Education created a list of public media resources that are available in multiple languages.

WXXI's Sesame Street in Communities Public Media Champions Project

In 2020, WXXI was honored to be selected as one of 20 PBS stations across the nation participating in a special Sesame Street in Communities Public Media Champions project, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The goal of this project was to continue to support our region's rural families and child care providers. 

Speaking Grief Documentary and Resources


Moving away from the idea that grief is a problem that needs to be “fixed,” Speaking Grief validates the experience of grievers and guides those wishing to support them. See the on-demand film and extensive resources for exploring the topic of grief.

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