Latino Affairs Office Offers Immigration Guide
The city's Office of Latino Affairs has published a handbook summarizing the changes in federal law mandated by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The guide, called Immigration, Naturalization, Citizenship, is available in Spanish and English. For more information, call 939-8765.
Schools Offer Free Meals for Children
The D.C. Public Schools will offer free meals to children under 18, every weekday except July 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. until Aug. 6 at the following schools: Adams Elementary, Ballou High, Brookland Elementary, Bruce-Monroe Elementary, Carver Elementary, Cook Elementary, Deal Junior High, Dunbar High, Evans Junior High, Giddings Elementary, Harris Elementary, Johnson Junior High, Keene Elementary, Kenilworth Elementary, Kimball Elementary, Lafayette Elementary, Lincoln Junior High, MacFarland Junior High, Malcolm X Elementary, Maury Elementary, Marie Reed Elementary, Patterson Elementary, Peabody Elementary, Randle Highlands Elementary, Richardson Elementary, Roosevelt Senior High, Savoy Elementary, Seaton Elementary, Simon Elementary, Sousa Junior High, Syphax Elementary, Terrell Junior High, Truesdell Elementary and Webb Elementary.
Slots Open for Job Training Classes
About 800 slots are available in free job training classes offered by the D.C. Department of Employment Services, beginning this month.
The training programs are to prepare applicants for jobs such as bank teller, chef, computer repair person, secretary and word processor, fields in which the city reports jobs are open.
Most programs offer an allowance for lunch and transportation, and all offer job placement assistance to those who successfully complete training.
Interested District residents should visit one of the following Employment Services Centers between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday: Anacostia, 1217 Good Hope Rd. SE; Northeast, 25 K St. NE; Cardoza-Shaw, 1000 U St. NW; Washington Highland, Eighth and Xenia Streets SE; Petworth, 4120 Arkansas Ave. NW and Latino Center, 1803 Belmont Rd. NW.
Photo Exhibit Spotlights Metro
Gallery International, 408 Eighth St. NW, will feature "Photographic Impressions of the Washington Metro" by Douglas Chevalier, through July 11. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
The D.C. public libraries will host performances by the Summer Storybuilders, a professional theater troup that brings books to life with music and dramatizations, through July 31. For times and dates of performances at your local library, call 727-1151.An Alzheimer's Disease Support Group meets the first and third Tuesdays each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Family Respite Center, 2036 Westmoreland St., Falls Church, Va. For more information, call 532-8899.
The D.C. Superior Court's Dispute Resolution Program needs volunteers for small claims mediation. Participants must take a training course in September, then spend one year trying to settle disputes that are filed in small claims court. For more information, call Rosa Jeter at 879-2892.
The Capital Children's Museum will hold a workshop on Jewish cooking for children and parents, on at 2 p.m. July 12. Teaching the origins, uses and preparations of special foods will be Joan Nathan, author of the Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen. Admission to the museum, at 800 Third St. NE, is $4, and the workshop is free. For reservations, call 675-4126.