Partners & Collaborators


ArlingtonWorks! Partners

ArlingtonWorks! is a partnership between Americorps, the Arlington Education and Employment Program, and Edu-Futuro. This partnership strives to support the economic and academic success of immigrants in Arlington.

AmeriCorps is a U.S. federal government program that was created in 1993 as a way for Americans to give back to their communities and country. Arlington Works! is funded by AmeriCorps*State through the state of Virginia.




The Arlington Education and Employment Center, or REEP, is the lead agent for Arlington Works!. REEP is a nationally recognized program for adult English language learners. REEP is a program of Arlington Public Schools and shares facilities and resources with other APS departments.




Edu‐Futuro is a grass‐roots non‐profit that empowers Hispanic children and youth through education and leadership development.





ArlingtonWorks! Members

Arlington Works! is a partnership between REEP, Edu-Futuro, and 8 AmeriCorps members.


One member serves with Edu-Futuro as the Spanish and Culture Instructor. The core responsibility of this service position is to organize and instruct Spanish language programs for  elementary school students.




Two members serve with Edu-Futuro as Facilitators for the Emerging Leaders Program.
The core responsibility of this service position is to help immigrant high school students prepare for college.





Five members serve with REEP as ESOL Instructors. The core responsibility of this service position is to teach English, job, and computer skills to adults.




Collaborating Organizations

ArlingtonWorks! members also work in collaboration with other county services and local non-profits, including APAH and AEC.


AEC, or the Arlington Employment Center, serves both local DC area employers and job seekers either searching for employment or exploring a new career.



APAH, or The Arlington Partnership for AffordableHousing, is the only nonprofit affordable housing developer to work exclusively in and for Arlington County.

 




ArlingtonWorks! makes a difference in the lives of Arlington’s immigrants by helping adults, children, and youth gain the skills needed for greater economic and academic success.