Lexington refugee families complete summer program

Published: Jul. 7, 2017 at 1:18 PM EDT
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Landsdowne Elementary is home to more than 100 refugee students, and this summer, the school served those families through an educational four-week program.

"Through help with City for the Nations we've been able to provide some ESL classes to our families by some volunteers that they've trained," noted Landsdowne Elementary Principal Jennifer Fish. "We want our families to know that we're here for all of them, not just the kids because we know that to raise kids it really takes a village and that includes schools and families and communities."

Principal Fish says their administration's main concern is making sure their refugee families feel safe and supported, year-round.

Volunteers with City for the Nations helped with the summer program. They partner with Landsdowne Elementary School throughout the year.