Opening Word Program, Inc.

A nonprofit organization

$27,180 raised by 148 donors

The Opening Word is a literacy and career development program for immigrant women; the purpose of which is to unlock the language ability of adult participants, providing them with a key to future personal empowerment, increased civic and social responsibility and enhanced skills for membership in the workforce. The goals of The Opening Word program are to: 

  • Strengthen the English language skills for participants who speak other languages;
  • Support students as they develop the life skills necessary to become empowered, productive, self–sufficient citizens;
  • Empower families to thrive through civics, financial literacy and health education, breaking the cycles of illiteracy and poverty that inhibit so many;
  • Provide access to healthcare through referrals and on-site health screenings;
  • Enable participants to improve self-image through non-competitive, individualized programs and regular evaluative interviews;
  • Provide job-readiness and post-secondary education experiences, including computer classes, mock interviews, and resume writing;
  • Prepare eligible students for U.S. citizenship.

The Opening Word Program is a 501c3 not for profit organization.

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Opening Word Program, Inc.

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Education Faith Community


555 Albany Avenue
Amityville, NY 11701