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Community Minute: Language instruction for immigrants in the Washington, D.C., region

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Language ETC (LETC) offers English and literacy training to low-income adult immigrants in the greater Washington area using volunteer teachers and tutors. The organization’s mission is to empower and enable adult immigrants through education to become contributing and self-reliant community members. LETC provides affordable programs to more than 1,000 unique students annually, including English as a Second Language, Spanish literacy, computer literacy instruction and citizenship exam preparation. It educates more immigrants annually than any other non-governmental organization in the area -- and no willing student is turned away. Students also have free access to a Multimedia Language Lab, conversation groups, writing workshops and one-on-one tutoring.

For more information, contact:
Language ETC
2200 California St., NW
Washington DC, 20008
info@languageetc.org
202.387.2222

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