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Annual Giving Voice Fundraiser, Oct. 22


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!


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


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


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...]

UMass Graduate School partners with ILI!

UMass students

ILI and the University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School have partnered to facilitate the acceptance and transfer of international students. The goal is to increase  enrollment and encourage international students to pursue advanced degrees.
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Peace through education in action!

Students from ILI’s IEP and students from Smith Colleges’s Summer at Smith program meet! The American Immersion College Program (ACIP) and the Iraqi Scholar Program at Smith College had a great first week. The highlight was when these two programs were combined with ILI’s Intensive English Program on the beautiful Smith College campus for paired interviews. 32 students from 26 countries had the opportunity to meet and share experiences.

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The PIE NEWS highlights Study Western Mass


Check out the interview with Deborah Alm, Director of the Duggett International Center at Springfield College, as she speaks with the PIE NEWS about working with other schools in the region to attract foreign students and the benefit of having a small international student population.
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