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Our Programs

Permanent Representation at the United Nations
Since 1994, the LGW has worked in partnership with the United Nations through the Department of Global Communications (DGC) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Programa de Educação Básica a Distância para Brasileiros no Exterior (EBAD-LGW)
This preparatory course is offered free to Brazilians who wish to complete their High School equivalency certificate through ENCCEJA/ Exterior.

In a partnership between the Consulate General of Brazil in New York and the Legion of Good Will (LGW), the program “Navegando pelo Português de Herança” stimulates the Portuguese language and culture for millions of Brazilian children and adolescents living abroad.

Free Osha30 Classes
The eNpower initiative and the Legion of Good Will are offering free OSHA classes with cards for low-income workers in Newark who wish to increase their salary by entering the workforce in construction.

Charity Round
It provides food security, hygiene products, clothes, blankets, and words of encouragement and faith to help the homeless population.

Baby Citizen
Mothers and mothers-to-be who are at social or economic risk are ensured maternal health through workshops and baby essentials.

Backpacks for a Bright Future
To help kids excel in school, we provide them with school supplies that their families are unable to afford.

Everlasting Christmas
We distribute non-perishable food baskets for the holidays to poverty-stricken families  supported by other LGW programs throughout the year.

SOS Disaster
Emergency relief program that provides first-aid assistance to help communities affected by disasters with the support of multistakeholder partnerships.

Good Will Students for Peace
An anti-violence educational program that aims to instill in students solidary leadership through character-building experiences.

Blue Heart Ambassadors
An international exchange program that invites youth and adults to provide volunteer humanitarian services to disadvantaged communities overseas.

ESL Program
In partnership with Club Atletico Boca Juniors--USA and the City of Newark, the LGW provides free English as a Second Language (ESL) program to the residents of the Ironbound Community.

Family Health & Wellness
Through our partnership with Rutgers Medical School, we provide uninsured men and women with access to medical consultations, tests, and screenings, including early cancer detection.