Yasamin Yaqubi 1, left, Ahmad Anil Rahimi 2, Yasamin’s mother Zianab Yaqubi, and Ahmad Anil’s brother Ahmad Eltaf Rahimi 4 wait for the start of a class on immunization for Afghan families at the Sacramento Food Bank in Oak Park on Friday, December 1, 2017. Sacramento Food Bank Refugee Resettlement Services provides reception and placement for newly arrived refugee families and would like to start an Afghan Moms Support Group. Typically the father is fluent in English, but the wives and young children have minimal English fluency, if any, with Dari/Farsi as their predominant language. To help these women and children succeed in their new lives, the Food Bank is asking Book of Dreams for Farsi-English dictionaries and children’s books along with English Learner workbooks. Book of Dreams BOD
Yasamin Yaqubi 1, left, Ahmad Anil Rahimi 2, Yasamin’s mother Zianab Yaqubi, and Ahmad Anil’s brother Ahmad Eltaf Rahimi 4 wait for the start of a class on immunization for Afghan families at the Sacramento Food Bank in Oak Park on Friday, December 1, 2017. Sacramento Food Bank Refugee Resettlement Services provides reception and placement for newly arrived refugee families and would like to start an Afghan Moms Support Group. Typically the father is fluent in English, but the wives and young children have minimal English fluency, if any, with Dari/Farsi as their predominant language. To help these women and children succeed in their new lives, the Food Bank is asking Book of Dreams for Farsi-English dictionaries and children’s books along with English Learner workbooks. Book of Dreams BOD Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Yasamin Yaqubi 1, left, Ahmad Anil Rahimi 2, Yasamin’s mother Zianab Yaqubi, and Ahmad Anil’s brother Ahmad Eltaf Rahimi 4 wait for the start of a class on immunization for Afghan families at the Sacramento Food Bank in Oak Park on Friday, December 1, 2017. Sacramento Food Bank Refugee Resettlement Services provides reception and placement for newly arrived refugee families and would like to start an Afghan Moms Support Group. Typically the father is fluent in English, but the wives and young children have minimal English fluency, if any, with Dari/Farsi as their predominant language. To help these women and children succeed in their new lives, the Food Bank is asking Book of Dreams for Farsi-English dictionaries and children’s books along with English Learner workbooks. Book of Dreams BOD Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Book of Dreams

Book of Dreams

Helping meet community needs for 30 years

Gained in translation: They need materials to help immigrants learn English

December 08, 2017 03:32 PM