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Classes and Help

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Classes and Help


Our New Americans Centers located at Central Library, Pacoima, Junipero Serra, Pio Pico Koreatown, Benjamin Franklin*, Echo Park, and Wilmington offer free help sessions and classes on a variety of topics during select hours. All sessions are free and open to everyone.

If you do not see a help session or class in the language you speak, please call us at 213-228-7390 and leave a message. Many partners provide multilingual services, including Chinese and Korean.

We value your privacy and your rights as a resident in Los Angeles. All information is confidential.

*Benjamin Franklin Branch New Americans Center is temporarily closed.


Upcoming Classes and Help Sessions


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February 18, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the civics, government, interview, and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Students must have a green card....

 

American flag
Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Practice your English conversational skills. Have fun talking about everyday matters and learn some grammar along the way!

 

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February 18, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free Citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

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February 18, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Classes are provided by the International Rescue Committee.Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government,...

 

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Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Attend our free series of classes to help prepare you for the Naturalization Test. Learn...

 

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February 19, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the English, civics and history required to pass the test and become a U.S. Citizen. Students must have a Green Card.

 

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February 19, 2020 5:30 PM
Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization...

 

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Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Attend our free series of classes to help prepare you for the Naturalization Test. Learn...

 

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February 20, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Prepárese para la entrevista de naturalización y aprenda información útil y práctica sobre sus finanzas. Necesita tener su tarjeta de...

 

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Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

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Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free classes for permanent residents!Prepárese para el examen de Ciudadanía de los EE. UU. ! ¡Clases...

 

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Sábados/Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
La biblioteca ofrece una serie de clases que le ayudarán a prepararse para el exámen de ciudadanía. Las clases son presentadas por la...

 

people holding up american flags
Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

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February 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

February 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization...

 

American flag
February 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Additionally, learn some important and...

 

Business, Career & Finances
Saturdays from 2-5 p.m.
Prepárese para la entrevista de naturalización y aprenda información útil y práctica sobre sus finanzas. Necesita tener su tarjeta de...

 

american flag
Saturdays, 2 to 5 p.m.
Take free citizenship classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Note...

 

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Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.
Clase de ciudadanía en español gratuita. Presentada por CARECEN.

 

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February 24, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the English, civics and history required to pass the test and become a U.S. Citizen. Students must have a Green Card.

 

American flag
February 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free Citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

Silhouette of crowd holding American Flags
February 24, 2020 5:30 PM
Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization...

 

Waving American flag
February 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization...

 

US flag with silhoutte of people's raised arms
February 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Classes are provided by the International Rescue Committee.Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government,...

 

hands lifted up holding US flags
February 25, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the civics, government, interview, and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Students must have a green card....

 

American flag
Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Practice your English conversational skills. Have fun talking about everyday matters and learn some grammar along the way!

 

American flag
February 25, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free Citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

US flag with silhoutte of people's raised arms
February 25, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Classes are provided by the International Rescue Committee.Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government,...

 

close-up of American flag
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Attend our free series of classes to help prepare you for the Naturalization Test. Learn...

 

A photo of a teacher helping an adult student.
February 26, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the English, civics and history required to pass the test and become a U.S. Citizen. Students must have a Green Card.

 

Silhouette of crowd holding American Flags
February 26, 2020 5:30 PM
Free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization...

 

close-up of American flag
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Attend our free series of classes to help prepare you for the Naturalization Test. Learn...

 

Silhouette of raised hands, some holding American flags
February 27, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Prepárese para la entrevista de naturalización y aprenda información útil y práctica sobre sus finanzas. Necesita tener su tarjeta de...

 

the american flag
Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

silhouette of hands waving US flags
Sábados/Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
La biblioteca ofrece una serie de clases que le ayudarán a prepararse para el exámen de ciudadanía. Las clases son presentadas por la...

 

people holding up american flags
Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

Silhouette of crowd holding American Flags
February 29, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

 

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