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.
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
FREE ADMISSION (Valley Gives donations gratefully accepted)
At the PARLOR ROOM, 32 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.
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.
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...]
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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...]