In 2015 Indianapolis became the 51st Welcoming City in the U.S. The Welcoming City project is a governmental initiative whose goal is to integrate new Americans into the fabric of the city.
From September 2018 to June 2019 the Immigrant Welcome Center, through a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, conducted a large-scale research project in order to better understand the barriers to English language learning for the immigrant population of Indianapolis.
Thank you to volunteer, Ginger Kosobucki, who donated extensive time as the lead researcher of this study. Click on the PDF viewer below to read through the findings of this study.ELL Report to LEI July 2019