Lao Family English Education Programs help Hmong and other non-English-speakers acquire English language and life skills. The English Education Programs are designed to address a number of significant challenges facing families with limited English proficiency.
Many immigrants need to learn English to qualify for jobs and to meet the requirements of welfare reform.
Elders and other community members need English language skills to become U.S. citizens, giving them access to various benefits and protections and the right to vote and seek office.
Youth with limited English skills often struggle in their transition to a new language, culture, and academic expectations. They need strong role models, academic support, and guided exposure to American society.
Preschoolers whose parents have limited English proficiency need kindergarten readiness skills.