Impact

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Educate + Engage

= Empower

Potencia aims to make affordable and effective English classes accessible to adult immigrants and refugees in the United States. We recruit and train civic-minded college students as English tutors for their communities.

 

2020 marked another chapter in our journey to make learning and community engagement more accessible for our learners and tutors.

133

Tutors

trained

115

Learners 
Served

712

Hours 
Learned

4

University 
Chapters

 

Potencia is committed to positively impacting 2.5 million limited English populations in the US by 2025.

What People Say

"I've improved my English at least 70% since joining this program."

-- Anderson, Potencia learner

"(Potencia) is an empowering and motivational experience that I will always remember."

-- Aidan Welsh, Potencia Tufts Tutor

96%

Of our learners

reported that they feel

more confident in

English skills within

three months

83%

Of our tutors reported

that experience at

Potencia significantly

impacted their

leadership skills and

cultural understanding

94%

Of our tutors choose to

continue teaching after

completing their first

semester

In 2021, we aim to achieve:

5 University Chapters

50 Classes/week

Chapter Leaders

Creating leadership roles in each university is critical in making a

bigger impact. Chapter leaders level up leadership skills and deepen

the understanding of their community.

University Impact

By bringing more universities to join our cause, we hope to provide

more opportunities for civic-minded college students to engage with

the community and contribute to making a change.

Web Platform

With the Potencia Web Portal, we will leverage technology to

improve our tutor training and progress tracking.