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Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota

Listing Last Update: February 16, 2016

Location

375 University Avenue
Suite 204
Saint Paul, MN 55103
www.hmongcc.org

Primary Contact

Mark Pfeifer

(651) 917-9937 Ext:16

markpfeifer@hmongcc.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To learn English
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

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Program Overview

Our free Citizenship classes prepare students for their U.S. citizenship exam by teaching them about American history, government, the legal system, and other important principles of U.S. society. The program also offers tutoring sessions for the citizenship interview and for writing. We estimate that more than 2,000 persons have earned U.S. Citizenship after taking classes at our center the past several years! We also offer free ESL classes to adult immigrants and refugees. Hmong Cultural Center is a member of the Saint Paul Community Literacy Consortium. Call 651-917-9937 or drop by our offices at 375 University Avenue, Suite 204 for more information about registering for a Citizenship or ESL Class at our center.


Citizenship Class Schedule

Tuesday through Thursday 10 AM - 12 PM (English) (Hmong Cultural Center)

Tuesday through Friday 4- 6 PM (English) (Hmong Cultural Center)

Tuesday 2-4 PM (English) (Mount Airy Community Center)

Medical Waiver Citizenship Class Schedule (Bilingual Hmong/English)

Monday and Tuesday, Noon - 2 PM (Hmong Cultural Center)
Wednesday and Thursday, Noon - 2 PM (Hmong Cultural Center)

Our ESL classes teach immigrant and refugee adults basic English vocabulary and grammar, as well as interpersonal communication skills. The EL/Civics classes also include additional content to help prepare them for everyday life and the American working environment. Through the classes, students also gain a better understanding of and experience for the employment-seeking process including applications, advertisements, and interviews. In addition, class sessions in our computer lab allow students to develop and become familiar with basic computer and internet skills and programs such as Microsoft Word, Mavis Beacon keyboarding software and Rosetta Stone English instruction software. As part of the Civics content, students learn about Minnesota history and local, state and federal government through field trips and guest speakers.

ESL Class Schedule

Monday through Friday 10 AM - 2 PM (ESL) (Hmong Cultural Center)
Monday through Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM (EL/Civics) (Hmong Cultural Center)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4 PM - 6 PM (ESL) (Hmong Cultural Center)
Monday, 2-4 PM (Mount Airy Community Center)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6-8 PM First Baptist Church Downtown St. Paul (EL/Civics)

Mission Statement

Hmong Cultural Center's (HCC) mission is to promote the personal development of children, youth and adults through cultural education while enhancing cross-cultural awareness and understanding between Hmong and non-Hmong persons.

Hours of operation: 9-6

Program Status:
Active