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Valley Gives a Big Success!

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We are grateful to live in such a generous area! Valley Gives, a 24-hour e-philanthropy event, raised $2.6 million for 463 area non-profits. We are happy to report the over $2,000 was donated to ILI’s Free English for Immigrants and Refugees Program.

Crossing Borders

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ILI invites you to join us for a special showing of the film: CROSSING BORDERS

“Crossing Borders” is a seventy minute documentary that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together through Morocco and, in the process of discovering “The Other” discover themselves.

Wednesday, December 10 

7:00PM

FREE ADMISSION (Valley Gives donations gratefully accepted)

At the PARLOR ROOM32 Masonic Street, Northampton (next to the Woodstar Café)

All Valley Gives Day donations gratefully accepted and go directly to support our Free English Program for area refugees and immigrants.

 

Book Launch: Playing with a Full Deck

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ILI’s own co–founder and Executive Director, Alexis Johnson, celebrates the launch of her book of memoirs on November 12, 2014 at 7PM at Broadside Books on Main Street Northampton. Alexis’ book, Playing with a Full Deck, is a delightfully wise and witty walk through life that strings pearls of wisdom with a rowdy sense of humor.

Annual Giving Voice Fundraiser, Oct. 22

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ILI is excited about its 7th annual Giving Voice Fundraiser for the Free English for Immigrants and Refugees program. The major sponsors for this years event are Baystate Health and Florence Bank as well as SIT Graduate School. [Read more...]

ILI Celebrates 30 Years at the Look Park Garden House

ILI celebrated 30 years of teaching languages and training teachers at the Look Park Garden House. Mayor David Narkewicz presented a proclamation acknowledging the importance of language learning in fostering intercultural understanding. [Read more...]

ILI is turning 30!

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Please join us in celebrating 30 years!

Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 5 – 9  at the Look Park Garden House

Tickets:$30* *Proceeds go toward ILI’s capital campaign

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Intensive English Program Video

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ILI partners with Boston Architectural College

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We are happy to announce a partnership with Boston Architectural College! ILI now partners with 9 higher education institutions to facilitate the transfer and acceptance of international students. [Read more...]

Count down to Valley Gives Day on 12.12.13

 ILI is participating in the second annual, 24-hour day of giving in the Pioneer Valley on 12.12.13
Valley Gives Day is an on-line celebration of generosity where people can support their favorite charities in Western Massachusetts by donating on-line on December 12, 2013. Visit ILI’s Valley Gives page and make a donation on 12.12.13 or schedule one today. [Read more...]

Giving Voice: A Benefit for English Language Learners

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ILI’s annual Giving Voice fundraiser was a fabulous success. We are halfway to our goal of raising $50,ooo. This is an on-going effort to close the gap between program costs and state-granted funds for the Free English for Refugees and Immigrants Program. Our Giving Voice campaign continues with the up-coming Valley Gives Day on 12.12.13 [Read more...]