AMLN Family Services
The AMLN Family Services is a program of the American Mideast Leadership Network. It is an Arabic-speaking and culturally sensitive organization in Astoria, Queens to target the needs of the underserved Arab immigrant community.
The AMLN addresses the numerous social and economic challenges faced by the growing population of Arab immigrants. AMLN operates a youth program, scholarship for Arab American students, a legal service and referral program, a women empowerment program, Higher education program and a language program including ESL for adults. AMLN also provides auxiliary support services including benefit enrollment assistance, translation, and cultural sensitivity training.The AMLN Family services program is designed to improve the well being of children and families in the child welfare system and reduce the use of foster care in the community. AMLN is looking to working with your organization to identify families at particular risk of out-home-placement who could greatly benefit from preventive services.
AMLN Legal & Immigration Services
AMLN’s Legal Program is a legal referral program that provides immigration workshops, and information about permanent residency and naturalization. We help immigrants filling in immigration applications and refer them to the different legal services providers in NY. AMLN offers a free, citizenship-preparation courses that prepares non-U.S. citizens for their naturalization application.
AMLN believes in preserving and improving the environment we live in for the sake of our families, friends, and neighbors. This is why AMLN organizes an annual clean-up day of Astoria Park: a public space that enhances the quality of life for all people in our community. This event usually coincides with the National Arab-American Service Day. Each year nearly a hundred volunteers come out to help clean the shoreline, clear the pathways, and improve the quality and safety of our park.
AMLN Employment & Business Services
The American Mideast Leadership Network understands that a good job is essential to achieving social and economic stability and that many immigrants face additional obstacles to reaching their professional goals. This is why AMLN’s Employment Services helps members of the community adapt to the professional world and progress towards achieving their career objectives.