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REGISTER! Lesson Planning 101: Feb. 2nd

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:00am – 12:30pm, Literacy Works will host a hands-on workshop at Augustana Lutheran Church. Participants will learn and practice some of the basics of ABE and ESL lesson planning. They’ll practice writing clear, measurable objectives and building our lessons around them. They’ll also discuss two types of lessons for adult …

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Good news!

  Dear friends, You recently received a request for donations to finance the purchase of Chromebook laptops for the refugee children we are working with at the middle school and high school levels. We are extremely happy to report that our goal of $5,000 has not only been met but exceeded. We are now determining …

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Montgomery Place Welcomes the Refugee Project

Last month, Hyde Park Refugee Project founder Dorothy Pytel was invited to give a talk at Montgomery Place, a high rise retirement community in East Hyde Park.,  Resident Bernard Strauss helped make the arrangements.  “One of our residents talked to me about the general topic and suggested that Bernie Brown [former Dean of Rockefeller Chapel] …

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Hyde Park Herald covers Refugee Project recruitment effort

Hyde Park Herald recently interviewed Penny Visser, co-director of Hyde Park Refugee Project, and long-time volunteer Susan Augustine about the Refugee Project’s efforts to recruit more volunteers. “All of the refugee families we’re working with recognize the vital importance of education for their children, and they are grateful to the support our community is providing,” …

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Join us for a special tour of Doctors Without Borders Forced From Home Exhibit on September 26

FORCED FROM HOME PRIVATE TOURS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 6:56 PM and 7:04 PM Richard J. Daley Center 50 W Washington St Chicago, IL Join us for special guided tours of ‘Forced From Home‘ Doctors Without Borders’ interactive, behind the headlines exhibit that’s coming to Chicago’s Daley Plaza Sept 23-30.  Hyde Park Refugee Project has reserved space for …

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