Ali chats with Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy and Social Impact at Lyft, about the ways the ride-sharing company supports their immigrant drivers by helping them improve their English skills.
Plus, Ali hears from Fatimo Akinlade, a Lyft driver who moved to Chicago after facing hardship in Nigeria. She talks about why she’s eager to participate in the classes and better her English.
And Teresita Wisell, Executive Director of the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education, talks about how language learning is a key part of how immigrants integrate into communities across the U.S.
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