2016: A Year in Review

January Mini Film Festival!

Join ILI at the Parlor Room the last three Mondays in January for some FREE fantastic films focusing on intercultural, immigrant and refugee themes.

More information here.

Donations to ILI’s Free English for Immigrants and Refugees Program are gladly accepted.

CISabroad Volunteers Join ILI for a “Spruce Up” Day!

It was a bit of organized chaos on December 7, when 50 staff members from CISabroad headed to ILI, picked up cleaning supplies and paint brushes, and set to work brightening up ILI’s common spaces and classrooms. In the words of ILI’s Executive Director Caroline Gear, “This is what ILI and community partners like CISabroad are all about!”

CISabroad is a national education-abroad organization that is based, like ILI, in Northampton. And each year, they choose a non-profit group to work with as part of their company’s commitment to teamwork and cultural awareness. This year, CISabroad chose ILI, and the results were outstanding. From painting several walls in the school’s administrative area to washing windows inside and out, cleaning walls and floors, and so much more – CISabroad staff brought their own brand of cheerfulness and diligence to ILI. [Read more…]