Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $178,870)
Dominico American Society of Queens, Inc.(DAS) proposes to implement a series of activities to offer participants a comprehensive approach to enhance parent-child communication. The goal is to improve children's academic performance and to assist transition of immigrants into the new society they're embracing. DAS will offer activities that allow immigrants/low-income residents to learn English, attain immigration citizenship and other INS documents, computer and job training skills. Children will be guided and helped to improve their academic performance.