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El Centro ComUnitario de la Esperanza es una comunidad de aprendizaje y servicio dedicado al fortalecimiento de las comunidades inmigrantes y trabajadores pobres de la Florida Central a través de la educación apoyo y crecimiento espiritual.
Hope CommUnity Center is a service learning
community dedicated to the empowerment of Central Florida's immigrant and working poor communities
through education, advocacy, and spiritual growth.

AmeriCorps Revisit Dr. King’s Speech

For this year’s MLK Day Parade in Apopka, Florida, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was portrayed by Anthony King (no relation), a second year member of Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps (NDMVA). The NDMVA members planned a theme and designed a float to represent the Apopka service site and hoped to not just impress the judges but to also bring awareness about the work the AmeriCorps members do in Central Florida for immigrant and working poor communities.…

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Toy Sale Brings Holiday Blessings

Every year, Hope CommUnity Center hosts its Toy Sale to bring Christmas cheer to children around Apopka and Central Florida. New, unwrapped toys are donated to HCC and sold at discounted prices to parents. By selling toys, instead of giving toys out for free, parents can choose what toys to give their kids, feel dignified that they were able to provide for their kids, and give money back directly to HCC’s programs.

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Citizenship Orientation Includes Q&A With USCIS, Catholic Charities

This Saturday, HCC opened a new semester at the Citizenship Orientation. We were accompanied by USCIS and Catholic Charities, who answered questions to new and existing students about the Pathways to Citizenship. Thank you everyone who made it out!

For questions about Citizenship Classes or about HCC’s Immigration Program, please call 407.880.4673 ext 240.

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