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Minnesota Sounds and Voices: U’s homework help benefits Mpls. Hmong kids

13 Dec

Did you see this article on MPR?

Minnesota Sounds and Voices: U’s homework help benefits Mpls. Hmong kids”

THOUSANDS NEED HELP, ORGANIZER SAYS

Jay Clark said the idea for helping Hmong young people came to him six years ago when two Hmong students approached him at a drinking fountain.

“I asked them what school they went to and I asked them how they liked it and I expected them to say they it’s great they loved it and they said, ‘we’re getting hit,'” he said.

Clark said when he learned that Hmong kids are likely targets for abuse because they are short and don’t speak much English, he organized the tutoring program.

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