The Cummings Foundation Awards MVIEC a $100,000 Grant
MVIEC is one of the 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each from the Cummings Foundation through their "100K for 100" program. We will use the grant to provide low-income immigrants with ESOL and Workplace Education classes to support them in their quest to be gainfully employed and achieve citizenship status.

Executive Director, Judy Chmielecki, and Program Coordinator, Karen Sheridan, exclaim, “We are thrilled to be a recipient of the Cummings Foundation’s $100 K for 100."
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ESOL students thank the Cummings Foundation.

English Classes for Work
MVIEC is offering English classes for the workplace. These classes are free to residents of Lawrence. Sessions are ongoing with classes on Monday and Wednesday from 9:00-11:30 AM or 12:15-2:45 PM.

Enroll for ESOL Classes Now!
ESOL I and II Classes are ongoing.  Classes are held on Monday and Wednesdays or Tuesday or Thursday from 9:00-11:30 AM or 6:00-8:30 PM. 

Citizenship Preparation Classes
These 10 week classes are held once per week on
Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00 AM or Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Youth Writing Workshop
MVIEC's Youth Writing Workshops are back!  Register now for an ongoing workshop. Improve writing skills using short stories, poems and other tales of culture. Grades 6 through 10 are welcome to join us. 
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. $10 Registration fee. Free to Lawrence residents
For more information on our upcoming programs, please contact Karen Sheridan at or 978-683-7316.