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We Are Making Better Happen
Overall Juvenile Crime Rates in Lawrence continued to declined in FY19

 - The SISU Program served 145 High Risk Lawrence Youth during FY19

- SISU Partnered with the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board and the Career Center to create the EARN Program, providing workforce development training and certifications for young people re-entering the community from lock up

 -  LFD awarded Lawrence 8th Graders over $75,000 in Scholarships to 4 Year Private High Schools 

1 in 3 Workers in Lawrence is Foriegn Born

-  The Quintana Center Provided ESL and/or Citizenship Programming for 430 Students in FY19 

-333 Students Completed an ESL Class & 87% Showed Improvement

-The Quintana Center partnered with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to expand access to Citizenship programming in the Merrimack Valle

- Quintana Center Assisted 6 New American Citizens with the Naturalization Process

 

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