What Participants Are Saying About Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce

Manager of Integration Programs

June 16, 2016

Top 5 Quotes:

IMG_2053“This training has helped me feel more comfortable talking to customers. I want to become an assistant manager, so this is a great opportunity.” – Marilyn de Nobrega, Publix Deli Crew & student at Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.

“This course is so valuable! I just learned the verbs in English. I can’t speak to anyone and make myself understood without knowing the verbs.” – Albino Muniz, Whole Foods Market Grocery Team Member & student at Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY.

“My children teach me but I need to learn myself. I want to do my best work. I want to speak better to customers and give good customer service.” – Rocio Amezquita, Kroger Deli Associate & student at Lone Star College, Houston, TX.

“Thanks to this course, I finally understand what’s being said in staff meetings!” – Mario Martinez, Publix, Grocery Clerk & student at Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.

“I can speak English but I have a problem with pronunciation. I’m very excited about this class! I was the first one on the list to sign up.” – Bertha Paredes, Whole Foods Market Cook & student at LaGuardia Community College, Queens, NY.

Photo: Whole Foods Market team members pair up for vocabulary activity at Westchester Community College.

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Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce is a project of the National Immigration Forum, funded by the Walmart Foundation, in partnership with Miami Dade College and the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education.