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New initiative transforms native Spanish speakers into in-demand language coaches

Original post made on Apr 30, 2020

Brenda Graciano was used to clocking 60-hour work weeks, splitting her time at two local restaurants. Then, the pandemic struck. Now, she's found fulfilling work as a Spanish language coach with the Habla Mas program.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 27, 2020, 11:42 AM

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Posted by Caruso
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Apr 30, 2020 at 9:52 am

An excellent article on a creative new program! Upward Scholars is doing a wonderful job helping an often-overlooked group--adult immigrant English-learners--to better their lives through education. In bettering their own lives, these folks are role models for their children and others in their community. I've served in many capacities with the organization--including as a board member and a tutor--so I have first-hand knowledge of their success. You, too, can help--as a donor, tutor, other kind of volunteer, or as an Habla Mas participant! You won't regret it!

Posted by Resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on May 3, 2020 at 9:11 pm

Sounds like a great program. So many people in our community don’t receive federal stimulus so this program and this organization are filling a real gap. Many nonprofits are struggling right now...give if you can!

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