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  • BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY IN THE NEWS

    Rye Country Day School student pilots Math Program with nonprofit

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity successfully piloted a Summer Math Program for elementary school students in August. The program was created and led by Charlotte Townley, a senior at Rye Country Day School, and assisted by Sandra Peterkin, a math teacher at Roxbury Elementary school. The Summer…
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    Stamford Mayor, Building One Community Celebrate ‘Welcoming Week’

    Stamford Patch By News Desk STAMFORD —  From Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity celebrated ‘Welcoming Week’ for the third consecutive year with an event held on Tuesday, September 18th. Welcoming Week brings together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to celebrate unity and spread awareness of the benefits of being a welcoming community. The…
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    Building One Community & NCC to train immigrant Home Health Aides

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community (B1C) welcomes its 5th Home Health Aide cohort in partnership with Norwalk Community College. The program consists of immigrants from multiple countries including Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico and El Salvador. B1C works for the success of each candidate and hopes they can seamlessly integrate…
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    Bank of America sends children Back to School with supply drive

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD —Bank of America donated over 50 backpacks and new school supplies to students whose families attend programs at Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity. This initiative was introduced to help ease the burden for children entering school this fall, who are now well equipped with the materials they need…
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    Near & Far Aid awards grant to immigrant community center

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity, a community resource center for immigrants, has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Near & Far Aid Association. The award enables Building One Community to maintain and enhance its core services that help Stamford-area immigrants gain job and language skills essential…
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    Community Center celebrates Reading Program with Stamford Schools

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity recently wrapped up its 6th annual Summer Reading Program for elementary school families in the Stamford Public Schools system. The program significantly helps prevent the “summer slide” largely experienced by immigrant children and helps improve English Language skills for the coming school…
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