Refugee Outreach Literacy Program

Adult ESL
CPCC Project Team: Marianne Lyall-Knusel

Project Title: Refugee Outreach Literacy Program
Funding Amount: $130,000
Agency: NC State Refugee Office

Description: The College’s Refugee Outreach Literacy Program, led by Marianne Lyall-Knusel, and was awarded $130,000 from the NC State Refugee Office.  This program provides a comprehensive educational orientation program for adult refugees in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community, English language instruction to meet specific and defined language, employment, and family needs of adult refugees and vocational training to provide refugees with the skills in demand by local employers.