“We would recommend other people to come to Onward because all of the people were very nice. “
“We were passing by one day and decided to go in and asked if there were classes for citizenship…We benefited from Onward House because it didn’t cost us anything and we were provided with all the material needed in order to pass the exam. We loved the activities it was a pleasure coming to the cultural events that were held there they were great experiences. We would recommend other people to come to Onward because all of the people were very nice. We would like to thank the institution, teacher and employees.”
“My name is James. I am Colombian and I immigrated to the United States with zero knowledge in computer science. I worked at Pizza Hut as a delivery driver and made a delivery to Onward House at 600 N. Leavitt St. where I learned that this wonderful place would change my life forever.
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Evelyn came to Onward House when she needed childcare for her oldest child who was 3 years old. Her previous home daycare was too expensive and was out of her way. Luckily, a cousin recommend that she enroll her children at Onward House’s Early Childhood Education and School Age programs.
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The original spirit of Onward’s mission to provide immigrants with the tools and support they need to find a foothold in the United States continues on through our comprehensive adult education services. Through our weekly citizenship classes, immigrants seeking naturalization can find support as they weave their way through what can be a long and costly process.
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When Rocio first started her business selling decorative wreaths, she set up an online shop without knowing much about eCommerce. She had heard it was so easy that everything took care of itself.
While she was able to produce high-quality wreaths, her sales were far below what she expected. After a year of slow sales, a friend gave her a flyer for Onward’s eCommerce classes. To Rocio, it felt like a sign.
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