With over 4,000 COVID-19 cases reported in NYC, over 10,000 across the country, and over 200,000 around the world, we are not just in a public health crisis but in a growing economic crisis and communications crisis. ELA is responding — remotely, since our office is closed to keep everyone safe — by doing more of what we’ve already… Continue reading Language Support at a Time of Crisis
ELA is suspending all upcoming events, including language classes, for the time being. Please keep an eye on our website, on our Facebook page, and on future newsletters for any updates. We hope everyone stays safe.
It’s not just the election this year — the 2020 Census is a big deal. Census response rates in cities and particularly in minority, immigrant, and mulitlingual communities are chronically low due to fear, poor outreach, language access, and a range of other factors. As a result, the communities are rendered politically invisible and lose resources. ELA is working as… Continue reading The 2020 Census — in Every Language!