Our Community

Taslim Tavarez

We Speak NYC Volunteer

“I joined because, as an immigrant, I understand how challenging it can be to learn English. I wanted to help support my community and I felt that this was the best way.”

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Urgen Dorjee

We Speak NYC Student

“Something unexpected that I learned from the We Speak NYC community is how to use the subway; I learned how to get a MetroCard and how to switch from one train to another train and so on.”

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Narbada Chhetri

We Speak NYC Partner

“I have been facing many challenges but when I overcome challenges then it would be tool to educate and advocate others who are facing the same. Being as an immigrant most of have similar challenges which helped to build relationship and compassion.”

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We Speak NYC Evaluation

An independent year long evaluation of the program.

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Sunny Chen

We Speak NYC Student

“In the We Speak NYC community I have learned that New York City loves its people and helps its immigrants. I really appreciate this fact.”

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Jhensy Urbaez

 

We Speak NYC Student

“Something unexpected I learned from We Speak NYC is their dedication  to inform our community about different programs NYC has to offer.”

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Fatime Ba

We Speak NYC Volunteer

 

“I always volunteer in my spare time. With We Speak NYC, I did not realize how life changing the classes could be for some students.”

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I’m working for the community and helping people. I can help young and old people by speaking in English. WANY has helped because [learning] the vocabulary and grammar has helped me do this.

—Frida, We Speak NYC Student

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