Tuesday, September 29, 2009

ESL programs get $891,539 in grants

Language is the gateway to living here successfully and these grants will help tremendously. - - Donna Poisl

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Silicon Valley Community Foundation has awarded $891,539 in grants to help programs that teach language and vocational skills to immigrants and refugees.

Seventeen nonprofit organizations, community colleges and adult schools will receive grants for a range of programs, from traditional vocational and English as a second language instruction to a new educational telenova that provides language and entrepreneurial training by telling the stories of immigrant women starting their own businesses.
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