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Ha's Story

Ha married an American citizen and moved from Vietnam to America. Upon arrival in America, Ha found it very difficult to communicate. Her husband found the literacy council and arranged for Ha to start classes.

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Recent News

Posted Jan 12, 2024

Literacy Council of Southwestern PA works to transform immigrant lives and boost local economy

The Literacy Council of Southwestern Pennsylvania has lived up to its mission statement since its founding in 1985.
Posted Oct 2, 2023

ESL classes open in Charleroi to meet demand, especially for Haitian population

On August 15th, LCSWPA expanded classroom operations by adding two new weekday ESL classes in Charleroi.