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The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford (MCIF) Center
March 10, 2011

I'm proud to say that my best friend works for the Maura Clarke-Ita Ford Center. The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford Center is a very important resource for Brooklyn women who are immigrants to the United States. It not only helps them learn proper English, it helps them assimilate to our culture. The women that work at MCIFC are extremely dedicated to their work, often working on weekends and after hours to make sure they do the best job they can. They empower non-native women to get out and explore their new environments and become part of their communities. The center therefore not only benefits these women, but also their neighborhoods and communities. Many women are single mothers and would be unable to support their families without the help of MCIFC. The service they provide is invaluable to the community of Brooklyn.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The experiences related to me by my friend, Christina. She tells me of all the lives she has personally touched, and how her students have affected her outlook on life. It's very moving to hear her experiences working directly with women who have the courage to reach out to MCIFC for help. I know the experiences are rewarding for not only her students but the dedicated instructors as well.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would find them more volunteers and more money to support their important mission!

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & I listened to first hand accounts of helping women empower themselves!.