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  • OpenBook – A comprehensive, interactive computer-based ESOL learning program that English students can use for free.
  • Hampshire County, The Other Side of Massachusetts – Explores the twenty unique towns in the heart of Western Massachusetts that offer a surprising wealth of culture and adventure.
  • Northampton Chamber of Commerce – A directory of area businesses and organizations and a source of arts and entertainment information.
  • Northampton, MA – This site will help you get connected to Northampton’s city government and give information about the it’s lively downtown, arts and music scene.
  • Valley Visitor – The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau (GSCVB) website highlighting activities, events and destinations in the Massachusetts Pioneer Valley. The Pioneer Valley is defined as the region encompassing Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties.
  • The Northampton Arts Council – works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its’ goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as Transperformance and Four Sundays in February, and advocating on behalf of the arts community.
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette – A local area newspaper serving the Pioneer Valley
  • MassLive – An on-line version of the Springfield Republican Daily News
  • Hampshire College – Hampshire is a small liberal arts college located in Amherst, MA known for it’s innovative and multidisciplinary approach to education. Hampshire College is a member of the Five College Consortium.
  • Smith College – Smith is the largest liberal arts college for women. Smith also provides a number of co-educational graduate programs, and is a member of the Five College Consortium.
  • 5-College Calendar – Use this site to find a class or about events at the Five Colleges; Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Massachusetts Department of Education – A government website for state sponsored educational program and interests.
  • Center For New Americans – The Center for New Americans is a community based non-profit adult education center providing the immigrant, refugee, and migrant communities of Pioneer Valley with the education and resources to learn English. ILI collaborates with the Center for New Americans to provide free ESOL classes to refugees and immigrants.
  • The Literacy Project – The Literacy Project is a non-profit, community-based adult basic education program located in Western Massachusetts. ILI collaborates with the Literacy Project to provide free ESOL classes to refugees and immigrants.

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