What We Do

With these five core programs, International House is working to build a Charlotte that welcomes and embraces the world.

Adult Education

Enabling economic independence and helping to create a more inclusive Charlotte by providing the region’s immigrants with the English language abilities and life skills needed to actively participate in our community.

Citizen Diplomacy

Bringing current and emerging leaders from around the world to Charlotte to see all that our City has to offer and to network with peers in business, government, civil society and other sectors.

Cultural Enrichment

Hosting events and serving as a meeting place for Americans and Internationals to come together, establish relationships, and learn about one another’s way of life through education, conversation, and a shared love of all things international.

Immigration Law Clinic

Helping Charlotte's immigrants and refugees navigate the legal process to become U.S. citizens, secure a green card or work permit, and reunite their families here in their new City.

Rising Readers

Preventing summer learning loss among rising first through third grade students in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) who have been identified as Limited English Proficient (LEP).

Our Privacy Policy

Every employee and volunteer of International House is required to maintain confidentiality, and not disclose or misuse any of the International House’s confidential and/or proprietary information, either during or after his or her engagement with International House. Confidential and/or proprietary information includes; International House financial data, business records, employee personnel records, and any personal and/or financial information relating or belonging to International House clients, students, volunteers, donors or employees.