UNCG Campus Weekly

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Dr. Maha Elobeid

Photo of Dr. Maha ElobeidDr. Maha Elobeid (Center of New North Carolinians) received new funding from United Way of Greater Greensboro for the project “Newcomers CLASS (Culture, Language and Adult Self Sufficiency).” For newly arrived refugees into Greensboro, language, transportation, isolation, lack of cultural brokers and misunderstanding/lack of knowledge of American education and cultural activities present an on-going concern as refugees seek to orient to the United States, the abstract says. This funding will help newly arrived immigrants manage their transition and begin the process of cultural integration by learning English, providing job readiness skills for adults, and acting as a cultural broker.