A multi-lingual community- based non-profit organization working for the growth and development of the entire immigrant community. The Center’s diversity encourages the sharing of culture, customs and language that promotes a nurturing community of unity and trust. To learn more about our organization, read our annual report.

Our Mission
MVIEC is a multi-service organization serving Immigrant and Refugee families through outreach and educational programs, in order to assist them in becoming productive members of the community. 

To achieve our mission, we strive to:

Promote cultural diversity and respect among all cultures and peoples
Provide intergenerational education with a strong focus on literacy, language skills, employment and opportunities for long term stability.
Offer elders services and resources needed to improve their quality of life.
Provide naturalization services, access to benefits and civic involvement for lawful permanent residents.
Collaborate with community based organizations to improve the impact non-profits can produce with their limited resources and staff.

The MVIEC is your source for:
   English Language Programs
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) with an emphasis on financial literacy
  • Workplace English featuring coverage of resumes, applications, and job interviews  
  Citizenship Programs
  • Citizenship Classes
  • Naturalization Assistance
  Youth Writing Workshops
  • Improve Writing Skills (Grades 6 to 10)
  Outreach Programs
  • Elder Outreach Services

MVIEC Funders

Cummings Foundation Demoulas Foundation Rogers Family Foundation
Stevens Foundation The Charlotte Home TD Bank Charitable Fund
National Grid Foundation Sisters of Charity Pringle Trust
East Bank Charitable Salem Five Charitable Josephine Russell Trust
Artemas Stearns Trust Ash Charitable Foundation Margaret Collins Trust
Agnes Lindsay Trust The White Fund DCU for Kids
City of Lawrence State of Massachusetts Greater Lawrence Summer Fund