KC Library Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment (RISE)

The mission of Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment (RISE) is to connect immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities of the Library through outreach, education, and advocacy. RISE is a volunteer-based program that aims at empowering our community through mutual collaboration.

Learning opportunities for patrons include:

  • English 101
  • English for Citizenship
  • English in Action
  • Conversation Club
  • English for Vocational Trades
  • Job Interview Practice
  • and more

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Want to learn more? Click here to go to the official AFC International Programs webpage