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US Together

2490 Lee Blvd/Rockefeller Pointe Bldg
Suite 200
Cleveland Heights ,  OH  44118

Phone: (216) 456-9630

Description:
US Together is a mutual assistance agency founded in 2003 as a response to the needs of refugees and immigrants in central Ohio. Its mission is to coordinate, organize, and initiate services to immigrants and refugees through education, advocacy, support services, information, referral, and networking opportunities to strengthen the community in which we live. US Together provides refugees with such services as resettlement assistance, acculturation and orientation classes, VESL classes and employment assistance and training, interpretation and translation services, and coordination and advocacy for access to health care resources.

What we do there:
JCU students will engage in teaching basic English and assist in citizenship preparation classes for refugees with limited English proficiency. Additionally ,students may be providing tutoring and homework assistance to elementary-age children who are members of the US Together community.

Website:
www.ustogether.us
 
Spring / 2016
February 6, 2016 to April 24, 2016

3:45 PM to 5:45 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
Details and Registration
US TOGETHER AFTERSCHOOL TUTORING (WEDNESDAYS)
US Together

SERVICE TYPE: Refugee Resettlement Services, Youth Programming
PARTNER: US Together
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

NOTE: This service activity will be open but restricted to students in service-learning sections of TRS-101 courses on January 21 & 22 (until this message is removed). Any students who register for this activity but are not registered in the above listed service-learning courses will be removed. This activity will be open for campus-wide registration on Monday, January 25, at 9:00 AM.

DESCRIPTION: Service participants in this activity will engage in providing tutoring and homework assistance to elementary-age children who are members of the US Together community.

All students who are accepted for this service activity will be required to:

  1. Attend a Pre-Service Workshop the week of February 1st (for those new to service) or attend one of several speakers throughout the semester (for those returning to service).
Full details on these requirements will be provided upon registration. Failure to comply with them will result in removal from the activity.
February 6, 2016 to April 24, 2016

1 PM to 3:15 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
Details and Registration
US TOGETHER CITIZENSHIP PREP & ESL TUTORING (FRIDAYS)
US Together

SERVICE TYPE: Refugee Resettlement Services
PARTNER: US Together
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 1:15 PM to 3:00 PM

NOTE: This service activity will be open but restricted to students in service-learning sections of TRS-101 courses on January 21 & 22 (until this message is removed). Any students who register for this activity but are not registered in the above listed service-learning courses will be removed. This activity will be open for campus-wide registration on Monday, January 25, at 9:00 AM.

DESCRIPTION: Service participants in this activity will engage in teaching basic English and assist in citizenship preparation classes for LEP (Limited English Proficiency) refugees. 

All students who are accepted for this service activity will be required to:

  1. Attend a Pre-Service Workshop the week of February 1st (for those new to service) or attend one of several speakers throughout the semester (for those returning to service).

Full details on these requirements will be provided upon registration. Failure to comply with them will result in removal from the activity.

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