For Yesmin, the idea of joining her husband, Edmundo, for English classes was intimidating. But after mustering up her courage and attending classes, she gained much-needed confidence.
The couple has made huge progress — and that means they can be more involved with their daughters’ schoolwork, and Edmundo will have better work opportunities available to him. “I don’t get lost any more, and I can help my children. I tell all my friends, ‘It is really wonderful here.’ ”