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photo of SienkiewiczDr. Holly Sienkiewicz (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service for the project “AmeriCorps ACCESS Project.”

The purpose of this project is to help immigrants gain access to human services, build bridges with mainstream society and assist immigrants with acculturation leading to self-sufficiency. Services to be provided include: 1. Employment Readiness and Placement, Disaster Preparedness, Volunteer Recruitment and Management, and related services to immigrant and refugees resulting in greater self-sufficiency; 2. Provide leadership development training to AmeriCorps staff; and 3. Provide community development training to community and faith-based partner organizations to help them achieve sustainability.

 
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