PATHWAYS TO LITERACY: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERACY PROGRAM

Organization name: Immigrant Welcome Center

Program Type

Academic programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: The Immigrant Welcome Center’s Pathway to Literacy Project connects individuals to local English classes where they can begin to master their written and verbal language skills. Referrals and enrollment support are also offered to individuals who have limited literacy in their native languages.
Success Metrics: Improved English and native language decoding skills. Increased English language skills (written and verbal). Retention in class.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

30

Black or African Americans Annually Served

50%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

50%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $107,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $5,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: Immigrant Welcome Center
Website: https://www.immigrantwelcomecenter.org/
Respondents Name: Gurinder Hohl
Email: ghohl@immigrantwelcomecenter.org

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