Welcoming Week events

9/21/2016 7:00 PM

Welcoming Week events

Welcoming Week events: September 15 - 25, 2016
Gwinnett County is participating, bringing together immigrants and U.S.-born residents in a spirit of unity to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone -- including new Americans.

Saturday September 17 • 10:00am – 4:00pm
Car Seat Check Station
Korean Association of Greater Atlanta
5900 Brook Hollow Parkway, Norcross (during Korean Festival)
The car seat check is open to anyone in the community that would like to have a specialized technician test and inspect
their car seat. Open to all Gwinnett County residents; Spanish and Korean-speaking techs will be onsite.

Saturday September 17 • 10:00am – 4:00pm
Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety Table
Infinite Energy Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth
Visit our booth at Japan Fest to learn about the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home. Register for a free home safety visit from Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services.

Tuesday, September 20 • 6:30pm
Gwinnett County Public Library Mango Languages Program
Gwinnett County Public Library Lilburn Branch
788 Hillcrest Road NW, Lilburn
Learn how to create a Mango Language account using your library card and get started learning English or any of the other
69 languages available in the program. This event is free and open to the public with library membership. No appointment

Wednesday, September 21 • 7:00pm
The Citizenship Naturalization Exam Preparation Workshop
Gwinnett County Public Library Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee
Applying for citizenship? Need help preparing for the U.S. citizenship test and interview? Get a free set of civics questions and answers for the naturalization test available in Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Spanish, and English. Please RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org.

ESL/LEP – Communicating an Emergency
Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services will host its English as a Second Language program. This program is designed for residents of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) to learn how to communicate a fire and/or medical emergency when calling 911. The curriculum has been created in key languages that are spoken in Gwinnett with a focus on communicating the emergency in English. Dates for this class are available below; contact Helen Ca-Choe, 770.270.0663 to register.
Wednesday, September 21 • 9:00am –11:00am
Thursday, September 22 • 9:00am – 11:00am
Buford Human Services Center
2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford
Thursday, September 22 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Norcross Human Services Center
5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross

Friday, September 23
Car Seat Check Station

Wal-Mart Parking Lot
4975 Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Norcross
The car seat check is open to anyone in the community that would like to have a specialized technician test and inspect
their car seat. Open to all Gwinnett County residents; Spanish-speaking techs will be onsite.

Sunday, September 25 • 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Citizenship Clinic
Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center
4651 Britt Road, Norcross
Citizenship clinic for legal permanent residents (green card holders).This event is hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta, the Center for Pan Asian Community Services, and Gwinnett County Community Outreach. Make an appointment by calling 404.890.5655. For more information, visit www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org. 

For more information, contact Nicole Hendrickson at nicole.hendrickson@gwinnettcounty.com or

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