Orientation Class

An 8-week orientation designed for new arrivals helps introduce new clients to services, programs, and systems in the City of Boston. Participants learn about the processes, expectations, and supports that are available through the Immigrant Resource Center or our partners. Particular attention is paid to MassHealth registration and school enrollment.

ESOL Classes

After initial ESOL class offerings generated an overwhelming turnout of interested community members, the Immigrant Resource Center began offering regular 10-week English classes at a beginner/survival English and intermediate skill level. These classes are recommended for any prospective Citizenship applicant, since such language skills are part of the evaluation.

Kriolu Language &

Culture Class

With an emphasis on service providers working in the Cape Verdean community, students learn from expert Cape Verdean language instructors as they work through the lessons of Pa Nu Papia Kriolu. Offered in sections for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students, the class introduces students to the culture of the Cape Verdean community as they learn language skills needed for communicating in Kriolu.

Computer Class

Based on community need, organizational capacity, and availability of partners, Cape Verdean Association of Boston will host Computer Classes. Providing basic knowledge of computer principles including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and email.

Resource Classes

Based on community need, organizational capacity, and availability of partners, Cape Verdean Association of Boston will host external resource classes through the New Immigrant Resource Center.  These classes could include financial assistance, technological literacy, or parenting skills.

Citizenship Classes

To ease the burden on citizenship applicants who might otherwise seek help from private providers, the Immigrant Resource Center has offered both 10-week classes in the U.S. civics needed for the Citizenship test and helped to complete and submit applications for clients.

Financial Literacy Class

The purpose of the course is to prepare its students to make sound financial decisions. It seeks to develop its students’ skills and knowledge in money management; spending and credit; saving and investing; becoming a critical consumer; financial responsibility and decision making; and risk management and insurance.

Based on community need, organizational capacity, and availability of partners, Cape Verdean Association of Boston will host external resource classes through the New Immigrant Resource Center.  These classes could include financial assistance, technological literacy, or parenting skills.

To ease the burden on citizenship applicants who might otherwise seek help from private providers, the Immigrant Resource Center has offered both 10-week classes in the U.S. civics needed for the Citizenship test and helped to complete and submit applications for clients.

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242 Bowdoin Street

Dorchester, MA 02122

info@cvcunido.org

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