When Iveth Vasquez moved to Seymour in 2000, she wanted to be a contributing and active member of the local community.
Originally from Honduras, she also wanted to help bridge a gap between the Latino and general populations, bringing people with different backgrounds together to learn from and appreciate each other.
There was only one problem.
“I didn’t know English,” she said. “To read it and write it, yes, some, but to speak it, no.”
So she started taking English conversation classes through Read Jackson County, an agency that promotes adult and family literacy.
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