Building our future together.

As you prepare yourself to thrive in your career, flourish in your education, pursue a pathway to citizenship, or practice higher civic engagement, we have programs to  inspire, equip, and celebrate each step of the journey. Join our wonderful and diverse community. Find a program that empowers you to take hold of your future.

youth programs

¡Adelante! Youth Program

What are you passionate about? Do you imagine big things for your future? Explore the possibilities for life after high school and discover the path to pursue your goals with a strong community of friends through the 8th – 11th grade ¡Adelante! Program.

¡Más Adelante! Youth Program

The wide horizon after high school is stretching out before you. Are you ready for what comes next? The ¡Más Adelante! program for 12th graders can help you take your next steps with confidence. Set yourself up for success in the job market or lay the groundwork for a great college experience.

educate elevate: adult programs

esl & digital literacy program

(English Second Language)

Building confidence in your English is a critical step of growth and connection. We’re here to make the process simple. Learn English while also learning valuable computer skills like typing, file organization, emailing and exploring the internet. 

workforce development

Unlock your full potential by enrolling in LAUP’s Workforce Development Program. Receive individual training tailored to your needs and learn skills to make you a more qualified hire to take your career to the next level. Secure your future today!

Citizenship Program

Overcome obstacles to citizenship in 10 weeks. Learn what you need to apply for citizenship and receive knowledgeable support as you prepare to pass the citizenship exam.

salserines - Health through salsa

Staying fit and healthy can be fun! Enjoy the numerous health benefits of Salsa dancing by joining the Salserines! Learn different dance moves in this group dancing environment where partners are not required! Come dance with us Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm at the LAUP office!

LAUP spanish classes

Did you take Spanish in high school and then let the skill fall out of practice?
Or maybe you’re planning a trip to Mexico and want to know some Spanish to help you out.
Whatever the reason, learning another language is a valuable skill. In Holland, nearly 25% of the population is Latino and this number is projected to grow.
Whether you are an employer or looking for work, speaking Spanish will set you apart from the competition!

we’re here to help!

Whether you are new to the area or a longtime member of our community we’re excited you are here and ready to answer your questions! Fill out this form and we will be in contact.