English at Work
Maile Broccoli-Hickey 2007 fellow
Establish English language classes for low-income immigrants at their workplaces, eliminating the lengthy waiting list period common to traditional ESL programs and forging partnerships between employers and their employees.
Maile Broccoli-Hickey has been involved in immigrant services in Houston and Austin for over 13 years. During that time, she has worked as an English instructor, translator/interpreter, program manager, and advocate. Maile is a graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs where her research focused on adult language acquisition and immigrant rights. She draws equally on the education she received as a secretary, food service, and factory employee in her work supporting Texas' immigrant community. Maile founded English at Work while waiting tables at Guero's Taco Bar in 2005.
May 18, 2013 at 10:29 AM
Frank is an E@W graduate who worked his way up from busboy to waiter using our p...