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.

adult programs

ESL 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. Choose one of six different course levels to learn English as a second language. Courses are offered at convenient times during the day and into the evening. We even offer specialized courses for those who need a stronger vocabulary in a specific job field.

GED Program

Broaden your career opportunities by earning your GED (General Education Development). Choose instruction in Spanish or English and prepare to sit for the GED exam with the support of a community that’s eager for your success.

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.

los salserines: a group empowered by laup

Staying fit and healthy can be fun! Enjoy the numerous health benefits of Salsa dancing by joining Los Salserines, a group empowered by LAUP! 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!