We’re persevering with to supply tutoring and lessons on-line, and I feel that will likely be most of our college students nonetheless within the fall semester. Similar to many different organizations, we’re attempting to only maintain our finger on the heart beat and hear to what’s occurring from our public well being division, and we’re simply attempting to do our greatest to assist our college students proceed to maneuver ahead of their lives.
The U.S. is getting ready to resettle tens of 1000’s of Afghan refugees, a few of whom are presently at Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy. How would the Literacy Community domestically be concerned in supporting these of us?
For any refugee, irrespective of the place they’re from, in the event that they’re resettled right here in Dane County they usually want English language providers, we would be the supplier of these providers. We’re contracted with the Division of Kids and Households and Jewish Social Companies to assist assist these households. We have no idea but if any Afghan refugees will likely be finally resettled right here in Dane County. We’re more than pleased to assist them.
We acknowledge that lots of people care drastically concerning the refugees popping out of Afghanistan proper now, and we’re very grateful for the outpouring of assist for these refugees. What I’ve advised of us who’ve inquired with us about supporting them is that we’re more than pleased to simply accept volunteer functions, and we’ll maintain you updated as to when of us from Afghanistan are going to be resettled right here in Madison. However we have now folks from everywhere in the world in our refugee schooling program who want their assist as properly. We have now folks from the Democratic Republic of Congo, from Syria, from Iraq, from Palestine, who’ve been resettled right here and have confronted lots of challenges themselves as properly.