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Quality of Life
Providing English learners support and access to resources
Navigating life in a new language is the most challenging for immigrants. The language barrier is the main challenge as it affects the ability to communicate with others. The funds will help the Greater Dayton African Coalition (GDAC) to provide an after-school program that tutors Immigrants kids and help them with homework. It will also facilitate transportation for Kids to go to the Public Library for more resources. Many of them do not use the library because of a lack of transportation.
No, I don't have an idea, but, I guess Dayton Foundation could fund this project.
We have a big number of African Immigrants in the Dayton area and their kids are struggling with the English language barrier. Many of these kids don't do their homework because they don't understand, and their parents don't speak English either. The teachers are always struggling with how to communicate with the parents of these kids, to make sure why these kids don't do their homework.
We need a full-time employee or more employees if we can afford to pay them to facilitate the communication between schools, parents, and students at the same time help kids with their homework and bring volunteers in for tutoring. Of course, we will always need volunteers to achieve our goal but at least hire a full-time employee to coordinate everything.