With Vamos tutoring program, Visitation senior helps bolster Hispanic children’s schoolwork and self-esteem

The tutoring program for Hispanic children that Georgetown Visitation senior Maia Medley has been leading with fellow students on Saturday mornings is called Vamos, based on the Spanish word meaning, “Let’s go!”

Starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays during the school year – at a time when many teens and adults are resting after busy weeks at school and work – Medley and the Visitation students volunteered to give extra help to Hispanic children with math, English and other subjects. They gather for the tutoring in the basement of Our Lady, Queen of the Americas Church in Washington, D.C., where Medley and her family are parishioners.

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