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English at Large seeking volunteers to aid ESL immigrants


From English At Large Flyer:


English at Large is a nonprofit that provides individual and small group instruction through a volunteer network to adult immigrants and other newcomers who want to acquire English language skills as they adapt to life in the United States. Our vision is that newcomers to the United States will develop the English language skills and acquire the cultural knowledge needed to fully engage in their communities and fulfill their life goals.

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Learning To Connect: SCI AmeriCorps Orientation and Beyond

On Tuesday morning, September 2nd, over 20 brand new SCI AmeriCorps members arrived at the Great Hall in Dorchester for our first day of orientation and training.

I had spent the month prior trying to reorient myself to the Northeast after spending the last eight years in sunny, polite Tennessee. Without a job or any kind of routine, I meandered through my new hometown of Salem, and the rest of the North Shore, enjoying the natural beauty, the seafood, and the opportunity to sleep in. This might sound like an ideal way to spend the month of August in New England, but I was restless. Read more

Info meeting for Girls, Inc Mentoring Program this Wednesday!

Girls Inc is looking for mentors for the After-Work Perk program. There is an info meeting THIS WEDNESDAY, Septmeber 10 from 6-7 at Girls, Inc in Lynn (50 High St, Lynn, MA 01902). From the attached flyer: 

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South Coast Serves to join in multi-day commemoration of 9/11


Update from Sharing the Harvest Community Farm:

Our volunteers picked over 6,000 squash and pulled up over 2 miles of plastic! Thanks to everyone who helped!
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