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The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford (MCIF) Center
March 14, 2011

My Name is Alejandra Matos, I came from the
Dominican Republic. I was student at MCIF center. When I finish my classes in the center I went to Boricua College to get an Associate degree and at the same time became a assistant teacher at MCIF and few months later I became a 1st level English teacher and a GED Instructor.
In 1999, I got my citizenship and I start working as a Finance Assistant at Providence House.
One Day Sister Mary Burns came and offered me the opportunity to belong to the Board of Directors of MCIF. For me was incredible; a place where I went to learn English and Where I got my first Job in the United States is giving me the oportnunity to be a Board member.
Today I'm a Proud Board Member of this magnificent organization called MCIF center, a place knowing as community resource to learn English and diferent skills as a GED, and computer.

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I'm an Immigrant that went to this school and had the oportunity to learn English, Computer and some skills to set up my life.

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I woul to get a place where they don't have to be worry about paying montlhly rent.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I helped immigrants to get their GED and to learn English as a Second Language.