Language Advocacy virtual meetings on Capitol Hill with the office of Senator Chuck Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, and many others, to support World Language Advancement, Heritage & Bilingual Education, the Seal of Biliteracy, Access & Equity in International Education, and Native American Languages, as part of Joint National Committee for Languages-National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS) Language Advocacy Days 2022.
Language advocates from around New York State united on February 2-4, 2022 as part of the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL-NCLIS)’s Virtual Language Advocacy Days to meet with Members of Congress and promote the importance of language education and international studies. This video highlights the New York Delegation’s main takeaways from their Congressional meetings.
#LAD22 Joint National Committee for Languages-National Council for Languages and International Studies | Language Testing International | Coalition for Community-Based Heritage Language Schools | French Heritage Language Program | Fabrice Jaumont, Melanie Fox, Tiziana Aime, Agnès Ndiaye Tounkara, Françoise Piron, Jill Schimmel Sopa, Amanda Seewald, Linda Egnatz, Marie Campanaro, Elizabeth Slocum, Marina Melita,
Barbara Patterson, and Jennifer Pope.
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Special thanks to:
The Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities | Coalition for Community-Based Heritage Language Schools | French Heritage Language Program | Language Testing International | NYSAFLT Inc. Proud to fight alongside these great language warriors Agnès Ndiaye Tounkara, Amanda Seewald, Linda Egnatz, Tiziana Aime, Marie Campanaro,Melanie Fox, Jill Schimmel Sopa, Elizabeth Slocum, Françoise Piron, and 250+ delegates representing the 50 States. #lad22 #language #congress #unitedstatesofamerica