Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William With $5,000 Grant

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Literacy Volunteers of America - Prince William With $5,000 Grant

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William, Inc. a $5,000 grant to support our ESL and Job Readiness for New Immigrants Program. This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more the 950 schools, nonprofits, and organizations across the communities Dollar General…

Today is Census Day

Today is Census Day

We wanted to share information from our partners at the Latino Engagement and Achievement Fund (LEAF) and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia regarding the 2020 Census… It is important to be counted: https://www.novacounts.org/ You can respond online, by phone, or by mail: https://2020census.gov/en.html Help your local community get the funding it deserves, commit to…

New Program For Local Businesses

New Program For Local Businesses

This fall, LVA-PW was awarded a generous matching grant from the Virginia Literacy Foundation (VLF) to expand our ESL program offering to the local business community. We recently completed a pilot program to offer instruction with a local employer: El Paso Mexican Restaurant on Golansky Blvd in Woodbridge. Our 9-week program helped native Spanish speakers…