You Are Here works by combining a learning component, usually a presentation by an expert on a particular topic, a social component that includes food, and a fun component that includes activities like trivia and music.
Project Name: You Are Here
Purpose: To help new Americans not only connect and fit in, but to thrive.
Grant Funding Amount: $3,000
Key Elements: Information sessions with experts on topics such as personal finance, housing advice, health & public safety, and legal resources; cultural and informational resources come together; a warm, accepting atmosphere
Target Audience: English Language Learners
Community Support: RI Family Literacy Initiative, YMCA, OneCranston
Use of grant funds: program supplies, fixtures, fees, printing costs
Team members Zachary Berger, Julie Holden, Gail Stokes, and Adrienne Girard (not pictured) with Jeanine Esposito (left) and Dawn La Valle (right)
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