ALG is an established Colorado nonprofit of 15 years created to serve the entire African immigrant community to help improve their quality of life. We do it through social, education and economic programs such as youth empowerment and public speaking classes reaching thousands of individuals. Every year during the month of August, we celebrate loudly and proudly the impact African immigrants have in the state of Colorado.
As a paraprofessional, I was working remotely. I saw the difficulties that some families faced first-hand. This was especially true for parents who did not speak English, or could not read it.
ALG's Papa Dia and two state senators, one Democrat and one Republican, explain why they have signed on as early supporters of a proposed ballot initiative that would provide funding for families to choose from a menu of approved out-of-school learning providers, including tutoring in reading, math, science, and writing, extra services for special needs students, and career and technical education-training programs.
Reflecting on this past year, it has been tough for me and my family. It was hard working and trying to navigate my son's online school.
After a chance meeting with a stranger, I began to ponder if this principle is one we could apply to our mental wellness. Having bumped into Maegan Yoder, a licensed mental health nurse in...
Now that there has been a major break in the case of the arson fire that killed the Diol family last August, ALG wanted to speak to two close friends of the family about how they’re coping with the latest developments, the challenges they face in moving on, and how they remember the victims, and especially their good friend Jibby.
As teachers, we must ask ourselves this question: Why did we sign up for this profession, if not to perform an essential task? How can we in good conscience decide it is OK for us to work remotely when these other workers are going in person?
While any reputable, self-reflective nonprofit organization’s leadership always feels it could do more, and do it better, we feel that ALG rose to the occasion in 2020 and pivoted in several ways that brought direct benefits to the communities we serve.
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