News & Notes

  • Aug 23, 2017
    Don’t miss the opportunity to join us for a lively discussion with writer, Jennifer De Leon, about her richly-themed short piece, “The White Space” which describes the relationship between U.S.-born De Leon and her Guatemala-born father as she helps him write his first resume.
  • Jul 14, 2017
    Our annual summer camp, starting this Monday, will help youth in our community explore their identities through mixed media. The camp will encourage our kids to reflect on their diverse identities while also learning more about each others'. We are trying to accomplish this by promoting artistic  exploration, specifically by exposing kids to art and helping them express themselves through different mediums.
  • Jul 14, 2017
    Jessica Cassel, whose mother is an immigrant from Brazil, is one of The Welcome Project’s 33 ESOL volunteer teachers.  She joined our team last year. Jessica teaches our intermediate English courses and loves the work she is doing. She emphasized that the special thing about teaching at The Welcome Project is how energizing it is to be with the students. She noted, “students really want to learn” and that the best part about her work is “hearing their stories and just developing great relationships with the students.”