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    Building One Community encourages summer reading

    Stamford Advocate By Matthew Brown STAMFORD — Children and their parents took part in a month-long summer reading program, designed to help prevent the summer slide of reading and reading comprehension. The Building One Community program in its 6th year, encourages parents to work with their child and pairs students in grades K-5 with volunteers…
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    How a Dozen Immigrant Parents Organized to Transform Literacy in Their District

    Education Post By Alejandro Gibes Parents’ love for their children is the single greatest—and most underutilized—natural resource in education. I learned this firsthand as a son. My parents escaped political persecution and made enormous sacrifices to immigrate to the United States so that my sister and I could have better educational opportunities. Read full article
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    Immigrant students learn to be home health aides

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — Twenty students graduated from Building One Community-The Center for Immigrant Opportunity’s (B1C) Home Health Aide program in partnership with Norwalk Community College earlier this summer. This program prepares local immigrants to fill home health aide vacancies and become economic contributors to the local community. Read full article
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    Immigrant Students Graduate From NCC/B1C Program

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community: Twenty students graduated from Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity’s (B1C) Home Health Aide program in partnership with Norwalk Community College (NCC) earlier this summer. This program prepares local immigrants to fill Home Health Aide vacancies and become economic contributors to our local community. The graduating…
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    Stamford immigrant parents receive Prize for Parent Organizing

    Stamford Patch   June 2019 – Parent leaders from the POWER (Parents Organized Will Effect Results) program at Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity were awarded the 2019 Prize for Parent Organizing by the ZOOM Foundation on May 23. Held at the New Haven Lawn Club, Celebrate Parent Power: Connecticut Parents Uniting…
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    Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2019 Community Fellows

    Yahoo Finance Fourteen college graduates chosen for selective Fellowship to represent low-income immigrants NEW YORK, June 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC), the country’s first fellowship program wholly dedicated to meeting immigrants’ need for high-quality legal assistance, announced today its 2019 Community Fellowship class. This select group of talented and promising recent college graduates…
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