Teaching non-English-speaking adults to become proficient in English enables them to enhance their opportunities for employment, become self-sufficient, self-confident, and achieve success.
It is the mission of the Outreach Program to remove the language barrier, which hampers progress. For adults who are also parents, difficulties in using English can also take a toll on their confidence and self-esteem.
They feel disenfranchised once their children’s English skills surpass their own. This can cause not only conflict within the family but also reliance on children to serve as interpreters and even act as advocates for their parents.