Community Engagement

Engaging the Community
Jereme W. Weischedel

Pure excitement is the only word that can be used to describe the emotions of this family upon their return from the USCIS interview and "swearing-in" ceremony. Class tradition dictates that after a student receive their citizenship they return to class to receive a gold metal and to share a meal with their classmates. This picture includes the mother, and father, four sisters one son and Mr. Salas (the teacher). Coachella Valley Adult School has assisted over 4,000 students with their dream of becoming an American Citizen.