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United Way Day of Giving

Charleston, WV – September 20, 2018

Women and Technology Conference

Charleston, WV – September 10, 2018

YWCA Girls Night Out

Charleston, WV – August 25, 2018

Smart Speakers and Your Kids

Smart speakers, like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home, are showing up in homes more and more with 75 percent of homes likely to have one by 2020. Child-development experts are considering how smart speakers affect learning and development. Some suggest that without intentional planning, the devices could reduce the kind of "serve-and-return conversations" with adults that are so necessary for the development of childrens’ language, literacy and social skills and one-on-one reading time.