The LCMC office will be closed on Monday, January 14, 2019. Staff will have access to email. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 15th.
LCMC’s work was recognized on County Cable Montgomery and by the Montgomery County Council on December 20, 2018. See the feature below! You can support this vital work by making your tax-deductible donation today.
LCMC will be offering a range of ESL classes for adults at various sites throughout Montgomery County. Interested students must identify which class works best for their schedule, and attend its registration and testing date to take a placement assessment to determine what level of English instruction they need. Please see the below schedule, or
If you would like to take an ESL class beginning in December 2018 or January 2019, please fill out this form. We are in the process of finalizing our class locations and schedules, and will contact you directly as soon as we know when and where we will be holding classes and when you can
To make extra money, I used to tutor well-off young adults in Silicon Valley. I was trying to support my very expensive habit of working with under-served young men of color coming out of jail. So six days a week, I would spend my mornings working with young men who hated school and thought they
“People compliment me all the time on my writing, because I do free-style writing. I read books well, so people compliment me on vocabulary, they ask me, ‘are you in somebody’s school, did you graduate?’ I say no. So I felt compelled… to come here.” Ryan is a Silver Spring resident who is taking part
When I was in college, I read a book by a famous poet. It was an odd book–at least I thought so at the time–about the power of naming a thing. The basic premise of the book was that if you were trying to make something from nothing, you had to put a name to
LCMC’s ESL Classroom program might be less familiar to the vast majority of LCMC’s volunteers, as it relies heavily on our TESOL-certified teaching staff. However, it serves almost 1,100 adult learners from over 100 different countries each year. Volunteers may recognize Ahu Moser, our Assistant Director of Programs, if they have volunteered to help at
Two Changes, One Apology, and a Couple Other Thoughts to Spare Dear Community Builders, This month, I want to speak to two changes occurring within LCMC that are very different in nature from what I usually write about. To begin: Hours of operation and how we (the full-time staff) do business. For the past year,
Dear Community Builders, Last week a few non-profit leaders from the county were invited by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to go look at agencies in New York that have done good work around youth homelessness—by youth, we are talking 18-25 year olds. DHHS plans to open a center in East County