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Learning Works

Website: https://www.learningworks.me/
Location: Portland,
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Description: LearningWorks is committed to strengthening the communities we serve by providing free community-based education programs for children, adults, and families throughout Southern Maine. Our primary goal is to support academic and personal success for our neighbors who lack resources and/or fall outside traditional educational structures. Opportunities include case management with incarcerated youth in a community setting, or with at-risk, high school drop-outs working to obtain a GED and learning leadership, life skills and job skills. Opportunities for research, program development and grant writing available. Work with refugees and immigrants in the Riverton community.
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Lutheran Family Services

Website: https://www.lfsneb.org/
Location: Lincoln,
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Description: Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS) is a faith-based, not-for-profit, multi-service human care agency.
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Lutheran Social Services

Website: https://lssnca.org/
Location: Washington D.C.,
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Description: Services include adoption and foster care, community education, disaster response, refugee and immigrant services and youth haven camps.
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Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN)

Website: http://main1.org/about-us/
Location: Portland,
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Description: Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN) bridges access to health and social services for immigrants and refugees in Portland Maine. Our organization works to build a stronger multicultural community in Portland, and to address refugee health literacy, health care enrollment, and coordination of health care benefits and non-clinical care. MAIN provides resource and referral information that is culturally and linguistically appropriate in English, Arabic, Somali, and French to ensure equal access to programs and services for new Mainers from Africa and Middle East.
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Portland Adult Education – New Mainers Resource Center

Website: http://portlandadulted.org/programs_and_courses/new_mainers_resource_center
Location: Portland,
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Description: We provide skilled professionals programs, employment and case management, intensive classes focused on job readiness skills, networking opportunities, workshops and other services designed to help New Mainers, of all professions, overcome barriers to enter the US workforce.
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Portland Public Schools – Multilingual & Mulitcultural Center

Website: https://mlc.portlandschools.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: The Multilingual & Multicultural Center oversees language acquisition for K-12 language learners in Portland Public Schools who are learning English and those who are learning a world language such as Arabic, French, Latin, Mandarin, and Spanish. MSWO Students will learn about what is available district wide at the school level for immigrant, refugee, asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors and youth. The student will be given opportunities to conduct research and participate on Trauma Task Force as well as other local initiatives that address the various needs of unaccompanied refugee, immigrant and asylum seeking youth and their families. Opportunities for group work are also available.
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