|Description of Agency||Indochinese American Council (IAC) is a non-profit community based organization, located in northwest Philadelphia. Its mission is two-fold: 1. to empower multi-racial, low-income and at-risk minorities, and 2. to promote racial harmony and cultural understanding through education, traditional arts, and personal interaction.
YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS - The Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs - In collaboration with non-profit organizations all over the Philadelphia area, these programs provide adult education, ESL, citizenship, pre-employment skills training, and job placement for low-income adults.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAMS - High School Diploma Program for High School Drop-Outs - upon recommendations from the IAC staff, program participants may be allowed to enroll at the Multi-Cultural Academy Charter School (MACS), a public school, to complete their high school education and receive a high school diploma from this institution. This program offers high school drop-outs opportunities to earn enough credits to receive a high school diploma from the MACS.
SUMMER PROGRAMS - Four important summer programs provide multiracial, low-income and at-risk youth with academic enrichment, work experience, career counseling services, free lunch and snacks. These programs run daily for 6 weeks every summer from July to August. Kids & Fun - This is a six-week, all-day summer camp program for children, ages 6-13. It focuses on reading, academic enrichment, and art education.