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Charles W. Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity

 


Programs & Services

The Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity offers a variety of programs and services to Montgomery County's Community.  For more information, please see below or call 240-777-4940.

 

 Mark Your Calendar!!

 Registration dates for Spring 2014 programs:

  • Wheaton Sites
    • ESL (Beginning & Intermediate): April 8 & 10, 4-7 pm 
    • Basic Computers: April 2 at 1 pm for weekday day time classes; 5 pm for weekday evening classes; April 5 at 10 am for Saturday classes.
    • Saturday Beginning English: March 29 at 10 am
    • Spanish (beginning): April 1
    • Citizenship (Wed): April 2 at 6 pm
    • Citizenship (Sat): April 5 at 12 noon
  • Gaithersburg Site
    • Weekday Morning English: April 1 & 2, 9:30 am-1:00 pm (by Literacy Council)
    • Saturday Intermediate English: April 12 at 10:30 am
    • Basic Computers: April 5 at 10:30 am
    • Citizenship: April 5 at 1:00 pm
  • Germantown Site
    • ESL (beginning): April 22 & 24, 5-7 pm
    • ESL (intermediate): April 23 & 24, 5-7 pm
    • Citizenship: April 24, 6-8 pm

Spring 2014 Program Flyers

Updated: March 31, 2014

Students in English Class

The Center's programming includes:

New Americans Welcome Area (NAWA) that focuses on the needs of new immigrants and newcomers to the County. Programs include English as Second Language Classes, Citizenship and Civic Classes, Basic Legal Assistance and informational seminars on a variety of themes. It also includes an extensive Information and Referral System.

Cultural Programs which includes, but is not be limited to education programs concentrating on culture, cultural competency, diversity and inter-culture relations, as well as social events and special events.

Volunteering: Cultural Ambassador Program a volunteer program that assists the Center in reaching its goal of serving the immigrant and minority populations in the County. Professionals, retirees, students and all community members are welcome.

Please call 240-777-4940 for more information on programs and activities.