Making a Promise to Refugee Youth!

by Kevin Niepraschk Guest Blogger, Promise Refugee Youth Partnership The education of our children is important. They need support, they need guidance, and they need to know we want them to be the best they…

Empowering Adults at the English Skills Learning Center!

by Rachel Blackmer English Skills Learning Center Guest Blogger The English Skills Learning Center (ESLC) had a class graduation for employees of the University of Utah who participated in a Workplace English class provided by…

Annual Refugee Conference Held

by Isabel Rojas Community Collaborations Director October was an exciting month for refugee community advocates and leaders. The Utah State Refugee Office hosted their Annual Refugee Conference with workshops for refugee service providers as well…

Namaste!

by Lindsey Edwards Community Learning Center Coordinator Woodrow Wilson Elementary After many conversations with teachers and staff, a continuous theme emerged.  “We really need to increase parental involvement in our school.”  Woodrow Wilson Elementary has…

Ibrahim Achieved his Dream and Changed his Life!

by Ahmad Zia Afzali English Skills Learning Center If one has never attended school nor is able to read or write in any language, then passing the U.S. citizenship test can be a huge milestone…