Happy Independence Day! At Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, it is a day we celebrate freedom, history, and individuality with our community. Celenia’s essay reflects on how education is an integral part for her – not only to grow without fear, but more importantly, be able to “choose the future of the country”.
Celebrate United States’ Independence with her powerful words:
“Education is important for me because it helps me to make a better future. Voting in elections is important because we can choose the future of the country. Become a citizen to be able to speak or vote without fear of anything. Grow in a country that is not yours [and] feeling safe and supported [from] racist people. [I] want to have the same respect to people of different color or race.”
If you are inspired by Celenia’s words and motivation to learn English, support LCNV by volunteering or making a donation today!