Category Archives: Adult Literacy

Refugee Empowerment Center (Formerly SSCA)

Scott Larsen ~ (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha NE  68131   Refugee Empowerment Center is a refugee resettlement agency that provides initial and ongoing services and programs to refugees beginning new lives in the United States. We host on-site programs that promote cultural competence and self-sufficiency. Our volunteers have the opportunity [...]

Omaha Public Schools | Independent Studies Program/Adult High School

Jacqueline Washington, Program Director ~ (531) 299-9394 ~ 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131   The Independent Study Program (ISP) is part of the Multiple Pathways Program. ISP provides opportunities for students ages 17-21 to earn credit toward graduation in a homework based, self-paced, individualized environment. We need volunteers to help tutor students in [...]

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship and computer tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee families. We are always trying [...]

Literacy Center for the Midlands

Pierre Sagitteh ~ (402) 342-7323 ~  1823 Harney St., Suite 204, Omaha, NE  68102 ~ The mission of the Literacy Center for the Midlands is to empower adults and families by helping them acquire the literacy skills and practices necessary to be active and contributing members of their communities. Volunteers attend an hour [...]