Cambodian Association Of Greater Philadelphia
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Arts & Culture, Education, Human Services, Immigration
5412 N 5th St Philadelphia PA 19120 USA
The Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia was founded in 1979 with a mission to improve the quality of life for the 15,000+ refugees in the area. It attempts to resolve the long-term social problems resulting from the effects of relocation from the infamous "killing fields" of the Khmer Rouge regime. Seeking to empower its constituents and encourage collective action and self-advocacy. It addresses issues including educational, economic and cultural concerns. The CAGP sponsors programs, which enables the celebration of life and honors traditional practices including developing a youth oriented "Traditional Dance Troupe and Music Ensemble". Programs include Tutoring / Mentoring Classes for both children and adults, INS citizenship classes, translation and interpretation services, advocacy in the public school systems, career development, crime prevention, and English/Khmer language classes.
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