Latino Outreach Program

The Latino Outreach Program helps strengthen the Latino community to live independently and self-sufficiently by increasing awareness of available resources and reducing the social isolation of new immigrants to the community. Through effective partnerships with organizations engaged with the Latino community, this program helps strengthen the community, as well as raises awareness of issues particular to Latino residents.

Flore_NormaFlora had been a participant in the Motheread Program for over a year. Here, she learned the value of reading to her children as well as helping build a community of women that share their hopes, struggles and successes. The classes also strengthen her ability to write, speak and understand English. Recently, she went to her son’s school and for the first time was able to communicate with his teachers and administrators in order to arrange for a parent-teacher conference. It made her feel proud and confident as a parent.

MANOS 2013Services Include:

All services available at the Family Resource Center at Emma
Parent/child literacy classes  (Motheread Program)
Love and Logic Parenting Classes
Resource referral programs
MANOS: Mentoring partnership with students from Warren Wilson College serving Latino middle school and high school students

 

Children First/Communities In Schools Buncombe County Latino Outreach
Mailing Address:
50 S. French Broad Ave. Ste. #246
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 259-9717
fax: (828) 281-3308

 

Latino Outreach Physical Address:
37 Brickyard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
828-252-4810
Housed at the Family Resource Center at Emma. Click here for directions

Norma Brown–Latino Outreach Coordinator
normab@childrenfirstbc.org
828-252-4810

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