National Council of La Raza
AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2011 (Continuation)
The NCLR AmeriCorps LENS (Latino Empowerment through National Service) program addresses the direct educational and other development needs of low-income Latino communities throughout the United States. Through community-based affiliates, NCLR AmeriCorps offers Latino Americans educational programs such as literacy, language proficiency, and other reading and writing comprehension and fluency assistance through small group and one on one tutoring. NCLR¿s AmeriCorps LENS program operates in four states and provides training, technical assistance, and support to sites in the implementation of the AmeriCorps project.