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Join us for Spanish conversation classes with Lucio Perez!

Lucio teaching Spanish to radio host Monte Belmonte.

Lucio teaching Spanish to radio host Monte Belmonte.

Register for classes below!

Are you looking for a welcoming place to practice your Spanish?  Going on a trip, or looking to brush up your high school Spanish skills? Or would you like to start from the beginning and learn to greet friends and neighbors? Come join us--learn Spanish and support sanctuary leader Lucio Perez!

Lucio is a father of four who has lived in the US for 20 years.  Originally from Guatemala, Lucio is fighting to keep his family together and overcome a deportation order by living in sanctuary at First Church Amherst.  Lucio teaches Spanish classes focused on conversation (with some basic grammar) for Beginner and Intermediate levels, in group or individual sessions.

All classes are held at First Church Amherst, 165 Main St. You will sign up for individual class sessions - come as often as works for you. Please pay for the class in cash to Lucio during your session.

Click on the links below to register!  If you have difficulty registering, please email us at


Wednesdays 10-11:30 a.m. (ongoing)
Thursdays 10 – 11:30 a.m. (ongoing)

Register here!

Suggested donation sliding scale $15 - $30 per session


Tuesday, 5:30 - 7 p.m. (ongoing)

Register here!

Suggested donation sliding scale $15 - $30 per session

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS (for people with some Spanish experience)

Individual Session Options-- (sessions are 45 minutes)
Sundays: 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm
Mondays: 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
Tuesdays: 8:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Wednesdays: 8:00am, 9:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm

Thursdays: 8:00am, 9:00am, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am, 9:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 6:00pm, 7:00pm

Register here!

NOTE that we have a new website for signing up for the Individual Classes. If you have trouble, please email

Suggested donation sliding scale $25-$50 per session

Thanks so much for being part of this effort!  Lucio has been his family’s primary breadwinner, and these classes offer him the opportunity to continue supporting his wife and kids.

Learn more about Lucio’s campaign here:

Day in the Life with Lucio.

Sanctuary Life, November 2017

Letters for Lucio, April 2018