For too long, our education systems have treated “English language learners” as a problem to be managed and minimized. Our Rising Voices: A Call to Action to Support Emergent Multilingual ...Read More
Celebrating the power of bilingualism
The Speak Your Language campaign was founded to close the gap in education opportunity for immigrant students by highlighting the inherent value of multilingualism as a student asset. The campaign builds public will and positive messages around multilingualism, emphasizing the importance of supporting and retaining home language to parents, students, educators, and policy makers. By recognizing the value of home language and encouraging its development and maintenance, we also hope to promote classroom diversity and sustain pride in cultural identity.